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Grendel Grendel Grendel is an animated film based on John Gardner's novel and starring Peter Ustinov. It was released in 1981. John Champlin Gardner, Jr. ... Grendel is a retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf, from the perspective of the first antagonist, Grendel, written by American author John Gardner. ... Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov (born Peter Alexander von Ustinow) (April 16, 1921 – March 28, 2004) was a British-born and raised actor, writer, dramatist and raconteur. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Grendel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (906 words)
Grendel is one of three antagonists (along with Grendel's Mother and the dragon) in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf (c.
The nature of Grendel's identity is something of a conundrum due in large part to his descent from the biblical Cain, the first murderer.
Later, Grendel's Mother, who is more powerful than Grendel, attempts to take revenge for the death of her Grendel, but is killed by Beowulf.
Beowulf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3394 words)
Grendel and Grendel's Mother are described as descendants of Cain, and share similarities with antagonists in medieval Christian stories.
Grendel: The Beowulf story is retold from Grendel's point of view in this (1971) novel by John Gardner.
Grendel and Grendel's mother were the inspiration for the Orcs in his Ring trilogy.
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