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Myths of the Norsemen : retold from the Old Norse poems and tales

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green; Alan Langford
Publisher: London ; New York : Puffin Books, 1994.
Series: Puffin classics.; Essential collection (Puffin Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the tales of Norse mythology as a single narrative.
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Genre/Form: Mythology, Norse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lancelyn Green; Alan Langford
ISBN: 0140367381 9780140367386
OCLC Number: 30737338
Notes: Originally published as: The saga of Asgard. Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1960.
Description: xii, 262 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 20 cm.
Contents: Yggdrasill the World Tree --
Odin in search of wisdom --
The apples of Iduna --
Loki and the giants --
Loki makes mischief --
Freya the bride --
Thor's visit to Utgard --
Odin goes wandering --
Geirrodur the Troll King --
The curse of Andvari's ring --
Ægir's brewing kettle --
The death of Baldur --
Vali the avenger --
The punishment of Loki --
Ragnarok.
Series Title: Puffin classics.; Essential collection (Puffin Books)
Other Titles: Saga of Asgard
Responsibility: Roger Lancelyn Green ; illustrated by Alan Langford.

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Retells the surviving myths of the Norsemen in one continuous narrative. The great stories of the yawning void, Ymir, father of the terrible Frost Giants and Buri, the first of the gods, are tales  Read more...

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