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It was inspired by Norse legends in poetry and provides drama and adventure in an unusual, powerful narrative verse.
He will, I think, be regarded as one of the great writers of the 20th century, both for his creative imagination as well as his technical excellence as a writer.
some sudden leaps of "plot" or dialogue/monologue or some just plain confusing "now why did she do that" sort of narrative.
This is a series of stanzas from Norse mythology. It is incomplete as so many of Tolkien's works but this translation is excellent and Christopher Tolkien 's commentaries and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pint-sized Bookworm
This order didn't have any tracking information but I received it I think about a week or less after ordering which is totally great in my opinion! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Morgan
Omw! Absolutely brilliant (the poetry anyway). The commentary got a bit tiresome at times, but the poems themselves made up for it big time! Also, the in-betweens weren't that bad. Read morePublished 2 months ago by atg
Got this for a class! EXCELLENT condition! Can't wait to read it! I love the class thus far! This book should be no exception! Well, one exception: exceptionally good!Published 5 months ago by Victoria_Horton
How grateful we all should be to live in an age after the great Tolkien has written his works. I am constantly amazed at the mind of a giant like J.R.R. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Badluck Bob
Great translations and such beautiful poetry. Truly a testament
To Germanic literature and oral tradition. A must read.
This is a great read. A facinating story. Sadly, Tolkien died before he could finish it. It is a great trip as far as it goes. Read morePublished 8 months ago by JohnGregory