Grendel

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Grendel

By John Gardner

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780679723110, 192pp.

Publication Date: May 9, 1989

Description
The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epicBeowulf, tells his own side ofthe story in this frequently banned book.This classic and much lauded retelling of Beowulffollows the monster Grendel as he learns about humans and fights the war at the center ofthe Anglo Saxon classic epic.This is the book William Gass called "one of the finest of our contemporary fictions.

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