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Tales of the Norse Gods
     

Tales of the Norse Gods

by Barbara Leonie Picard
 

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A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge. Encounter bold warriors, courageous women, strength in battle and bravery against the odds. These are the stories of the Viking gods. Drama and action abound as legendary heroes struggle against mighty giants,

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A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge. Encounter bold warriors, courageous women, strength in battle and bravery against the odds. These are the stories of the Viking gods. Drama and action abound as legendary heroes struggle against mighty giants, loathsome beasts, and sinister dwarves--even as they fight amongst themselves.

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"Picard brings to life the wondrous tales of Thor, Odin, Loki, and the other fantastic inhabitants of Asgard and Valhalla and tells of their heroic deeds and colorful adventures, once more bringing these timeless tales alive for the reader to enjoy.... Picard shows just why these tales have survived even into modern times."—Sing Out!

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ISBN-13:
9780192751164
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Oxford Myths and Legends Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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