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Read online Beowulf Simplified!: Includes Modern Translation, Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Beowulf Simplified!: Includes Modern Translation, Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index How can you appreciate Beowulf when you have no idea what it s saying If you ve ever sat down with the epic poem and found yourself scratching your head then this bundled book is just for you Inside you will find a comprehensive study guide and a modern retelling along with the original text of Beowulf Each section of this book may also be purchased individually by Unknown

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Beowulf Simplified!: Includes Modern Translation, Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index
Title:Beowulf Simplified!: Includes Modern Translation, Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index
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Number of Pages:382
Category:classics, fiction, fantasy, literature, school, mythology
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