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Grendel
Grendel
Author: John Gardner
The Beowulf legend retold from the monster's point of view. It deserves a place on the same shelf as LORD OF THE FLIES, CAT'S CRADLE, and CATCHER IN THE RYE." Christian Science Monitor "This is a marvelous novel, absolutely marvelous... I cannot recommend it too highly." Peter Prescott, Newsweek
ISBN: 143226
Publication Date: 2/1972
Pages: 152
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Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
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An unusual adaptation of Beowulf ledgend as written from the Monster's point of view. Man's natural instinct to kill what he doesn't understand is oft-times the impetus to the monsterous nature of the beast. Grendel deserves his say and gets it in this slim volume as told from the other side of the nightmare.
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