Finn and Hengest

the fragment and the episode by J.R.R. Tolkien

Publisher: HarperCollins in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 180 Downloads: 916
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Subjects:

  • Beowulf,
  • Finnsburg

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Allen & Unwin, 1982.

StatementJ.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Alan Bliss.
ContributionsBliss, Alan, 1921-1985.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,180p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22369951M
ISBN 100261103555

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