Beowulf

Beowulf

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This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers. The epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf has thrilled readers through the ages -- and now it is reinvented for a new generation with Gareth Hinds's masterful illustrations. Grendel's black blood runs thick as Beowulf defeats the monster and his hideous mother, while somber hues overcast the hero's final, fatal battle against a raging dragon. Speeches filled with courage and sadness, lightning-paced contests of muscle and will, and funeral boats burning on the fjords are all rendered in glorious and gruesome detail. Told for more than a thousand years, Beowulf's heroic saga finds a true home in this graphic-novel edition.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9780763630225
0763630225
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,27 cm.

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Jhartman8736
Mar 08, 2019

My 3rd independent book I decided to read was Gareth Hind’s graphic adaptation of “Beowulf”. The book brings to life popular stories told within Norse mythology of Beowulf’s adventures and battles against many feared monsters in his realm. He’s a brave and confident individual never looks defeated in the slimmest circumstances.

I’d honestly rate the book a solid 6/10 to be quite honest. I had a problem with the book being so short when it could’ve easily been a lot they could’ve put in between the beginning and end. What i did like however was the book had been written in an older form of English language which kind of put me in the story as if I’m in that time period.

I would definitely not recommend this book for higher level readers. The book is really for people ranging from 15-16 years old given its bloody and gory. The book is not really for any ages older really because the story just isn’t long enough to fully enjoy.

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blue_zebra_421
Jul 16, 2015

This is a graphic novel about the adventures of Beowulf.

Npilgrim Aug 11, 2014

This book is an book for people who like Adventures and Interesting

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blue_zebra_421
Jul 16, 2015

blue_zebra_421 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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