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Ragnarok - A.S. Byatt
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847679352 (1847679358)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages no: 179
Edition language: English
Series: Canongate Myths (#17)
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susanvoss18 rated it
5.0 Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
First, Canongate Myths is a series of novellas in which each book focuses on a different ancient myth. Each book in the series so far is written by a different author and each can be read independently of the series.A young girl tries to escape the brittle world around her by diving into a book abou...
Helen, the Hermit
Helen, the Hermit rated it
My first impression of this book was "I thought it would be thicker".My final impression is "I wish it was thicker".I know it is impossible; author chose to focus on Ragnarok, not Norse or Germanic mythology in general. The long introduction of dramatis personae is merely so we would feel more conne...
spocksbro rated it
Update (8/15/12): A week or so ago I listened to the Audio CD and was impressed - again - with just how good this book is. The reader (whose name I've forgotten) does an excellent job, and I gained a better understanding of what I had read from listening to it.Update (6/6/12): I found the short stor...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
Rating: 1* of five (p41)"...Airmen were the Wild Hunt. They were dangerous. If any hunter dismounted, he crumbled to dust, the child read. It was a good story, a story with meaning, fear and danger were in it, and things out of control."I have Byatted for the last time. I love the Norse myths, and t...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
4.0 Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
A brilliantly imagined retelling of the apocalyptic Norse myth.
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