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The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings - Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings
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The extraordinary Scandinavian myth cycle is one of the most enduring, exciting, dramatic and compelling of the world's great stories. A series of intertwined tales which together form a strange and fantastical world teeming with gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters, battles and couplings, the... show more
The extraordinary Scandinavian myth cycle is one of the most enduring, exciting, dramatic and compelling of the world's great stories. A series of intertwined tales which together form a strange and fantastical world teeming with gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters, battles and couplings, the Norse myths are as exciting to read as they are of vast cultural and historical importance. Taking us from the creation of the world through the building of Asgard's Wall to the final end in Ragnorak, and featuring the exploits and adventures of such legendary figures as Odin, Thor and Loki, "The Penguin Book of the Norse Myths" brings alive the passion, cruelty and heroism of these unforgettable stories.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780241953211 (0241953219)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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1.0 The Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
Why did I check this book out of the library and take the time to read it? A moment of insanity surely. The book wasn't neccessarily baaaaad, it just wasn't really that good. I felt like I was reading a cartoonized romance novel, a parody of itself. Let's face it, the male characters in this book...
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