Norse Mythology

by Neil Gaiman | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 408891957 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingengelsmanwing of Leiden, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on 8/3/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingengelsmanwing from Leiden, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Friday, August 03, 2018
Before the beginning there was nothing -- no Earth, no heavens, no stars, no sky. Only the mist world, formless and shapeless, and the fire world, always burning.

The great Norse myths, which have inspired so much modern fiction, are dazzlingly retold by Neil Gaiman. Tales of dwarfs and frost giants, of treasure and magic, and of Asgard, home to the gods: Odin the all-father, highest and oldest of the Aesir; his mighty son Thor, whose hammer Mjollnir makes the mountain giants tremble; Loki, wily and handsome, reliably unreliable in his lusts; and Freya, more beautiful than the sun or the moon, who spurns those who seek to control her.

From the dawn of the world to the twilight of the gods, this is a thrilling, vivid retelling of the Norse myths from the award-winning, bestselling Neil Gaiman

I caught the end, on TV, of one of the superhero films with Thor and Loki, and realised that I didn't really know anything about Norse mythology, so when this was on sale in Waterstones, it was a logical choice. On the one hand it's a joyous romp, but on the other, some of the gods were bastards...

Journal Entry 2 by wingengelsmanwing at Kapper Eric, Ketelboetersteeg in Leiden, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Saturday, April 13, 2019

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Journal Entry 3 by wingAnonymousFinderwing at Leiden, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Friday, April 26, 2019
Enjoyed reading several myths of Norse Mythology while waiting to get my hair cut. Never been so happy to be 4th in line!

Journal Entry 4 by wingAnonymousFinderwing at Leiden, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Saturday, April 27, 2019
Same guy from the hairdresser. Decided to take it with me so I can finish it. Great initiative, would not have read it otherwise. Will update once I am done and drop it at it's next destination.

Journal Entry 5 by wingAnonymousFinderwing at Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Thursday, May 16, 2019
What a nice way to share books! Looking forward to reading this book and curious where it will end up.

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