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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 27 days 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 5 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 7 months ago by JohnGregory