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A very readable translation, presented side-by-side with the Old English original (which I am entirely too far away from my college courses to even begin to understand). There are beautiful and memorable verses, and this translation really seems to capture the bold essence of a feudal culture. It seems on reading that this really lends itself to film (or other visual interpretation); I am left with an interest to watch the movie and/or find a graphic novel.
I love my bilingual version! I like Old English. I will admit, I am a bit of a European history nut. Be that as it may, the bilingual version sits proudly on my shelf. This version is far better than the VERY edited edition I once accidently bought. If you are daunted by the size, don't worry. Just remember that you only have to read one page for every two.