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Beowulf / adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

Author/creator Hinds, Gareth, 1971-
Format Book and Print
Edition1st Candlewick Press ed.
Publication InfoCambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007.
Description1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
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Abstract This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers. The epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf has thrilled readers through the ages -- and now it is reinvented for a new generation with Gareth Hinds's masterful illustrations. Grendel's black blood runs thick as Beowulf defeats the monster and his hideous mother, while somber hues overcast the hero's final, fatal battle against a raging dragon. Speeches filled with courage and sadness, lightning-paced contests of muscle and will, and funeral boats burning on the fjords are all rendered in glorious and gruesome detail. Told for more than a thousand years, Beowulf's heroic saga finds a true home in this graphic-novel edition.
General noteGraphic novel adaptation of the Old English epic poem, Beowulf.
Other title Beowulf. English.
LCCN 2006049023
ISBN9780763630225 (alk. paper)
ISBN0763630225
ISBN9780763630232

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