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Calling all Tolkien Geeks


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Andy sent me a link that is making me drool like a Google Brain user: Christopher Tolkien is publishing his father’s translation of Beowulf. I have read several different versions, including Seamus Heaney’s amazing verse translation, but the very idea of this is incredibly exciting to me. If that is not geeky enough for you, I am already planning a Heaney re-read just before this edition comes out.

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This entry was posted on March 19, 2014 by in Authors I like, Books and tagged , , , , .

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