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Book Review of Grendel

Author: John Gardner
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2

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.