The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
  • The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
  • The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
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The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

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by Padraic Colum
     
 

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The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (1920) is a lyrical introduction to the myths and epic legends of the ancient Scandinavians. Fusing the disparate mythic accounts of his medieval sources, Irish-American poet Padraic Colum fashions a powerful tale of the divine adventures of gods and men, locked in an inexorable march of fate. Written in aSee more details below

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The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (1920) is a lyrical introduction to the myths and epic legends of the ancient Scandinavians. Fusing the disparate mythic accounts of his medieval sources, Irish-American poet Padraic Colum fashions a powerful tale of the divine adventures of gods and men, locked in an inexorable march of fate. Written in a style accessible to both children and adults, Colum's work offers a haunting and evocative portrait of the mythic world of the Viking Age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760783313
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/21/2006
Series:
Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
272,597
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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