Odd and the Frost Giants
Everybody loves Neil Gaiman, and why not? Born in Great Britain, transplanted to Minneapolis, this versatile writer has done everything and won everything: He has garnered awards for his science fiction novels and short stories; his young adult books; his comics and his graphic novels. Odd and... show more
Everybody loves Neil Gaiman, and why not? Born in Great Britain, transplanted to Minneapolis, this versatile writer has done everything and won everything: He has garnered awards for his science fiction novels and short stories; his young adult books; his comics and his graphic novels. Odd and the Frost Giants recalls the heroic effort of a 12-year-old Viking boy whose kindness reverses his bad fortune and sets him on the way to reclaim Thor's hammer and release the Nordic gods. Thunderous fun.
Publish date: September 22nd 2009
Edition language: English
This is one of those reviews I've been putting off because I don't have much intelligent to say about this book. It's a fun, warm, and charming read -- a rather sweet take on the Norse gods and one young boy's interactions with them.
After reading The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel, I was in the mood for another Neil Gaiman masterpiece. I was surprised at the short length of this book, I wanted more - just when I was enjoying myself, the story came to an end. And part of my knocking off a star was there are still some things I did...
What an incredible cute read! I adore a lot of Neil Gaiman's children's books. They are always so engaging and whimsical and lovely. His writing style is among the best I have ever seen (in my opinion, at least) and he never fails to weave a tale that sucks you right into the narrative. This book is...
Un beau conte nordique, décidément je ne me lasse pas de Neil Gaiman. Beau, doux, très poétique, espiègle à de nombreux moments, vraiment touchant. Une jolie découverte :)
I got this book years ago, but lost it after moving 4 years ago. And yesterday I finally found it and decided to read it.Neil Gaiman is one of my favourite authors and I really enjoy his books. This one was no exception. I love vikings, I love all the gods they had.Odd was a very interesting charact...
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