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Recounts the Beowulf legend from the viewpoint of the monster.
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Grendel is a beautiful and heartbreaking modern retelling of the Beowulf epic from the point of view of the monster, Grendel, the villain of the 8th-century Anglo-Saxon epic. This book benefits from both of Gardner's careers: in addition to his work as a novelist, Gardner was a noted professor of medieval literature and a scholar of ancient languages.From the Inside Flap:
The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic BEOWULF, tells his side of the story.
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Book Description Vintage, 1985. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0394740564
Book Description Vintage, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. 1st Vintage Books ed. Seller Inventory # DADAX0394740564
Book Description Vintage, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110394740564