Beowulf audiobook is an Old English epic poem that depicts Beowulf’s life and battles. Throughout the narrative, he is a valiant mythical warrior who defeats monsters and aids those in need. Beowulf audiobook depicts the narrative of Beowulf, the warrior, and his confrontations with the monster Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and dragon.
In Beowulf audiobook, the prince of the Geats near Denmark, Beowulf, came for the help of Danish King Hrothgar in slaying a monster that terrorised his people. Grendel, the monster, was a big, terrible beast who would enter the town and cut its people into pieces. Furthermore, Grendel, the terrible monster, has been terrorising people in Denmark and devouring the king’s troops for 12 years. As a result, Beowulf travels to Denmark with a troop of warriors, promising to assist in the abolition of Grendel. When Grendel arrived in Denmark to cause havoc, Beowulf confronted the monster in a mead hall and vanquished him by tearing Grendel’s arm off, finishing the first of three fights that comprise the epic poem.
In Beowulf audiobook free, Grendel’s mother erupts in anger after Grendel’s defeat and vows to follow Grendel’s lead in annihilating the Danes. Beowulf then travels to her lair and defeats her with an ancient world’s great sword. Beowulf, victorious and renowned, returns to Geats and reigns as king for fifty years. After many years of calm, the dragon assaults Beowulf’s realm. Beowulf kills the dragon in a terrible battle that is far more difficult than the battles with Grendel and Grendel’s mother. However, Beowulf is severely wounded and drowned, thereby ending his legacy as a warrior and king.
In conclusion, Beowulf audiobook free ends with Beowulf’s funeral and praise of his heroic traits.
The author of Beowulf audiobook is unknown. Seamus Heaney translated Beowulf audiobook.
Seamus Justin Heaney was born on April 13, 1939, in the Northern Irish townland of Tamniaran, between Castledawson and Toomebridge. He was a poet, dramatist, and translator from Ireland. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. Death of a Naturalist, his first major published volume, is one of his finest works. Throughout his life, Heaney did a major contribution to Irish poetry.
Heaney went to Anahorish Primary School. Meanwhile, St Columb’s College awarded him with a scholarship when he was twelve. Heaney’s younger brother Christopher died in a car accident at the age of four. In his poems, “Mid-Term Break” and “The Blackbird of Glanmore”, he highlighted his brother’s death.
After attending Queen’s University, he became a lecturer at St. Joseph’s College in Belfast in the early 1960s and began to write poems. Furthermore, Heaney was also a professor at Harvard and Oxford. His honours include the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1968, the E. M. Forster Award in 1975, the PEN Translation Prize in 1985, the Golden Wreath of Poetry in 2001, the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2006, and two Whitbread Prizes in 1996 and 1999, respectively. In addition, He received the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2011. Above all, he won Trust Lifetime Recognition Award in 2012.
From 1976 until his death, he resided in Sandymount, Dublin. After a short illness, he died on August 30, 2013, at the age of 74, in the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin.
The narrator of Beowulf audiobook is George Guidall. Other audiobooks that George Guidall has also narrated are A Land Remembered, Night, and Don Quixote.
The length of Beowulf audiobook is 4 hours and 8 minutes.
Recorded Books published Beowulf audiobook on 01/11/13.