Great translations and such beautiful poetry.
The poems retell one of the most famous stories in Norse legend--the sources are the two Eddas, the Volsunga Saga, and others--but Tolkien gives here his own version.
The poems themselves are incredible, telling an amazing story in perfectly written stanzas.
I love this book I read ALL of J.R.R.Tolkien books a must have for any J.R.R.Tolkien fan.Published 5 days ago by James E. Lightner
the Icelandic sagas are interesting and rich; a go along read with the history of Ireland;Published 2 months ago by don
"Bought" the sample to compare the text to the William Morris classic, which is free for kindle, btw. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
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 6 months 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 6 months 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 8 months ago by atg