Beowulf: Dragonslayer
Rosemary Sutcliff

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Narrated By: Sean Barrett

Duration: 1 hour and 55 minutes

What to expect

Grendel prowled in, hating all men and all joy and hungry for human life. So swift was his attack that no man heard an outcry; but when the dawn came, thirty of Hothgar's best and noblest thanes were missing.

Only Beowulf, foremost among warriors, has the strength and courage to battle with Grendel the Night-stalker.

In this thrilling re-telling of the Anglo-Saxon legend, Rosemary Sutcliff recounts Beowulf's most terrifying quests: against Grendel the man-wolf, against the hideous sea-hag and, most courageous of all - his fight to the death with the monstrous fire-drake.

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction: Fantasy, Children's / Teenage fiction: Action and adventure stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories

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