EBOOK or KINDLE (The Norse Myths) ½ Kevin Crossley–Holland


  • Paperback
  • 320
  • The Norse Myths
  • Kevin Crossley-Holland
  • English
  • 08 January 2019
  • 9780241953211

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free read ä The Norse Myths Oki the trickster can never be trustedThe Norse myths are as thrilling to read as they are of vast cultural and historical importance In this gripping book Kevin Crossley Holland brings alive the passion cruelty and heroism of these unforgettable stori. I knew a bit about the Norse Myths before reading this book but then I read several novels that make extensive use of them Gaiman American Gods Chabon Summerland and realized I wanted to learn I liked this retelling because Crossley Holland takes and integrates the six primary literary sources who knew and creates story cycle When I was reading I had strong contradictory feelings of familiarity and strangeness Some of the character motivations are ones we re all familiar with but the stories cover unexpected nad interesting ground I particularly like the stories that center on Loki and began to see how a lot of our current literary and poplular culture traditions might owe a nod to the Norse myths than you might think In one story Loki turns himself into a fly to sneak into Freyja s bedchamber and then turns himself into a flea and amuses himself by crawling over her breasts I remember an old A

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free read ä The Norse Myths For the modern reader taking us from the creation of the world through the building of Asgard's Wall to the final end in Ragnarok You'll discover how Thor got his hammer and how Odin lost his eye the terrible price of binding the wolf Fenrir and why L. Crossley Holland turns the myths into a cultural event with an informative introduction and copious endnotes which compose about a fourth of the bookThe stories themselves though come across as short folk tales for children no offense intended to old Snorri Sturulson and company The one exception the prophecy of Ragnarok which packs an entire mythical apocalypse of universal darkness and destruction into four pages It s worth reading re reading and a little memorizing Start with Axe age sword age sundered are shields Wind age wolf age ere the world crumbles

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free read ä The Norse Myths 'Burning ice biting flame; that is how life began'The extraordinary Scandinavian myth cycle is one of the most enduring exciting dramatic and compelling of the world's great stories The Penguin Book of the Norse Myths compellingly retells these stories. I bought this at a tiny occult bookshop near the British Museum in June and have been stretching it out ever since The dork in me really really enjoys Norse myths And I liked the notes at the end of each tale where Crossley Holland explained which parts came from Snorri Sturluson and which came from Saxo Grammaticus and hi I am single


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