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Grendel - by John Gardner (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • This classic and much lauded retelling of Beowulf follows the monster Grendel as he learns about humans and fights the war at the center of the Anglo Saxon classic epic.
  • About the Author: JOHN GARDNER received wide acclaim for his novels, his collections of short stories and his critical works.
  • 192 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Literary

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About the Book



Recounts the Beowulf legend from the viewpoint of the monster.



Book Synopsis



This classic and much lauded retelling of Beowulf follows the monster Grendel as he learns about humans and fights the war at the center of the Anglo Saxon classic epic.

"An extraordinary achievement."--New York Times

The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic Beowulf, tells his own side of the story in this frequently banned book. This is the novel William Gass called "one of the finest of our contemporary fictions."



About the Author



JOHN GARDNER received wide acclaim for his novels, his collections of short stories and his critical works. He was born in Batavia, New York in 1933 and taught English, Anglo-Saxon and creative writing in Oberlin, Chico State College, San Francisco State, Southern Illinois, Bennington and SUNY-Binghamton. His books include The Art of Fiction, The Art of Living, Grendel, Jason, and Media, The Life and Times of Chaucer, Mickelsson's Ghosts, Nickel Mountain, October Light, The resurrection, The Sunlight Dialogues, Stillness and Shadows, and various books for children. He died in a motorcycle accident in 1982.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.65 Inches (H) x 5.29 Inches (W) x .57 Inches (D)
Weight: .4 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Author: John Gardner
Language: English
Street Date: May 14, 1989
TCIN: 11401750
UPC: 9780679723110
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9634
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.57 inches length x 5.29 inches width x 7.65 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.4 pounds
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