Author(s): Seamus Heaney
Composed towards the end of the first millennium of our era, the Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf" is a Northern epic and a classic of European literature. In this new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work that is true, line by line, to the original poem.
The author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995.
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1999 and Whitbread Book Awards: Poetry Category 1999 and Whitbread Prize (Poetry) 1999.