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Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman
Norse Mythology
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Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura... show more
Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval s
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Format: Kindle Edition
ISBN: 9780393609103
ASIN: B01HQA6EOC
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Literary Fiction
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Great take on the Cycle
It was gloriously awesome. How much of the merit goes to Gaiman and how much always belonged to the myth compendium has little bearing in my enjoyment. The stories are tall tales indeed: huge, fun, magical, gruesome. The characters are as great as flawed: Odin lies, cheats, seduces and steals; Thor ...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.0 Retelling the Old Stories
Years ago, back when Neil Gaiman was still writing Sandman, I can recall reading a magazine interview in which he was asked if there was in any superhero character at DC or Marvel he would like to write. He replied that he felt he had a great Thor story to tell but that Marvel would never give him t...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
5.0
Lovely read. Nail Gaiman's the perfect author to breathe fresh life into the Norse tales of badly behaving, violent, tricky, lustful, flawed, and complicated gods.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 Toni FGMAMTC's Reviews > Norse Mythology
These were so interesting. I've not read much about the Norse gods. Loki is definitely the star of the book IMO. He's forever up to something. The other gods are more serious. He livens everything up. This is told in a cool way so that even if it's a gruesome tale of gore the reader gets maximum enj...
Yodamom Finds her Force
Yodamom Finds her Force rated it
4.5 The Gods are Such Wonderful Jerks
Wonderful retelling of Norse Gods. Each short story builds to the next one making it easy to follow and absorb the details. My only complaint is that is is so short I wanted 3-4 x's more. I'm greedy like that.
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