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Grendel

[1st ed.]
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This edition was published in by Knopf in New York.

Written in English

174 pages

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 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. This is the book William Gass called “one of the finest of our contemporary fictions.”

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1989, Vintage Books
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Grendel
1989, Vintage Books
in English - Vintage Books ed.
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Grendel
1985, Vintage Books
in English - 1st Vintage Books ed.
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Grendel.
1985, Vintage Books
in English
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Grendel
1984, Knopf
in English
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Grendel
1982, Alfred A. Knopf
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Grendel.
1980, Penguin
in English
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Grendel
1972, Ballantine
in English
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Grendel
1972, Ballantine Books
in English - 1st Ballantine Books ed
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Grendel
1972, Ballantine Books
in English
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Grendel
1972, G. K. Hall
in English
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Grendel
1972, Deutsch
in English
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Grendel
1971, Knopf
in English - [1st ed.]
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Grendel
1971, Ballantine Books
in English
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Grendel
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Grendel.
Publish date unknown, Vintage Books
- 1st ed.

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Grendel

First published in 1971



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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 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. This is the book William Gass called “one of the finest of our contemporary fictions.”

Grendel

[1st ed.]

This edition was published in by Knopf in New York.


Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PZ4.G23117 Gr, PS3557.A712 Gr

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5705547M
Internet Archive
grendel00gard
ISBN 10
0394471431
LC Control Number
70154911
Library Thing
3364309
Goodreads
917935

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