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Com Review AnBest Book of February Neil Gaiman putting his own fingerprints on the Norse myths Cue the hyperventilation of delighted readers That reaction is genuinely earned in this tight retelling as Gaiman darts between a Tolkienesue tone in the epic origin stories and his own bright wit in the tales centering on the adventures of Thor Loki and Odin Those new to Norse mythology might be astonished by how bizarre some details are For example the ship made of the fingernails and toenails of the dead might make you wonder how much the Vikings genuinely enjoying sailing The doomsday of Ragnarok will cause a jolt of disuiet among those who are used to Hollywood endings and Thor himself will be a surprise for those who are familiar with Hollywood Thor but those surprises are often where the fun lies Fanswell versed in Norse myths should still appreciate the humor and spark that Gaiman infuses into the stories he has selected to retell adding to the existing rich literature Many who read Norse Mythology will make this volume their joyful leaping off point into a strange and mesmerizing world of gods giants undead goats betrayals a slanderous suirrel elves dwarves and Valkyries And don't forget that ship made of the finger and toenails of the dead Adrian Liang TheBook ReviewLeer más Review “Taking a few modern liberties with the stories Gaiman’s Norse Mythology delights in the gods’ petty machinations as much as their heroics In these accessible retold tales fantasy is odd and real and dire” Ethan Gilsdorf The Boston Globe“No contemporary fiction writer getsof his power from the mythological tradition than Neil Gaiman As always Gaiman’s a charming raconteurand he recognizes a ripping yarn when he sees one” Douglas Wolk Los Angeles Times“A gripping suspenseful and uite wonderful reworking of these famous tales Once you fall into the rhythm of its glinting prose you will happily read on and on in thrall to Gaiman’s skillful storytelling” Michael Dirda Washington Post“Weaving together ancient Norse mythology with st century sensibility Gaiman's storytelling once again recreates an entire genre for the modern reader” Newsweek“In reinterpreting the tales so faithfully and with such abundant joy Gaiman assumes the role of fireside bard inviting us to sit close on a chilly winter’s night and chuckle and wonder along with him” James Lovegrove Financial Times“Gaiman’s masterful storytelling transcends our most vivid dreams exploring ancient territory from a fantastically fresh perspective and inviting us to listen to stories in the same way we would as children engrossed and enraptured by the magic of myth Norse Mythology will breathe new life into these old gods reminding us of the power that great storytelling still holds over us all” Dani Hedlund Friction“Mr Gaiman milks the Norse gods’ hijinks for all their humor and incongruity very much in the spirit of the originals He has produceda clear continuous narrative with big scenes the same as they always were but with emotional pointers added” Tom Shippey The Wall Street Journal“Remarkable Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos” Lisa L Hannett The AtlanticLeer más Ver Editorial Reviewscom. Una compra sin arrepentimientos La edición es preciosa pasta dura camisa en barniz mate con realces sutiles en el martillo y texto de forros en tinta metálica El encuadernado está cosido y pegado El tamaño del libro a pesar de ser pasta dura es cómodo La letra es perfectamente legible El papel es de un tono agradable se puede subrayar y borrar sin problema; no se rompe ni se desgasta fácilmente Del contenido sólo resta decir ue es una de las mejores fuentes para encontrar relatos nórdicos ue se pueden encontrar Si bien no son trascripciones de las fuentes originales son reescrituras precisas y bien investigadas Incluso sin el descuento es una compra ue habría valido la pena

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Norse MythologyReview An Best Book of February Neil Gaiman putting his own fingerprints on the Norse myths Cue the hyperventilation of delighted readers That reaction is genuinely earned in this tight retelling as Gaiman darts between a Tolkienesue tone in the epic origin stories and his own bright wit in the tales centering on the adventures of Thor Loki and Odin Those new to Norse mythology might be astonished by how bizarre some details are For example the ship made of the fingernails and toenails of the dead might make you wonder how much the Vikings genuinely enjoying sailing The doomsday of Ragnarok will cause a jolt of disuiet among those who are used to Hollywood endings and Thor himself will be a surprise for those who are familiar with Hollywood Thor but those surprises are often where the fun lies Fans well versed in Norse myths should still appreciate the humor and spark that Gaiman infuses into the stories he has selected to retell adding to the existing rich literature Many who read Norse Mythology will make this volume their joyful leaping off point into a strange and mesmerizing world of gods giants undead goats betrayals a slanderous suirrel elves dwarves and Valkyries And don't forget that ship made of the finger and toenails of the dead Adrian Liang The Book ReviewLeer más Review “Taking a few modern liberties with the stories Gaiman’s Norse Mythology delights in the gods’ petty machinations as much as their heroics In these accessible retold tales fantasy is odd and real and dire” Ethan Gilsdorf The Boston Globe“No contemporary fiction writer gets of his power from the mythological tradition than Neil Gaiman As always Gaiman’s a charming raconteur and he recognizes a ripping yarn when he sees one” Douglas Wolk Los Angeles Times“A gripping suspenseful and uite wonderful reworking of these famous tales Once you fall into the rhythm of its glinting prose you will happily read on and on in thrall to Gaiman’s skillful storytelling” Michael Dirda Washington Post“Weaving together ancient Norse mythology with st century sensibility Gaiman's storytelling once again recreates an entire genre for the modern reader” Newsweek“In reinterpreting the tales so faithfully and with such abundant joy Gaiman assumes the role of fireside bard inviting us to sit close on a chilly winter’s night and chuckle and wonder along with him” James Lovegrove Financial Times“Gaiman’s masterful storytelling transcends our most vivid dreams exploring ancient territory from a fantastically fresh perspective and inviting us to listen to stories in the same way we would as children engrossed and enraptured by the magic of myth Norse Mythology will breathe new life into these old gods reminding us of the power that great storytelling still holds over us all” Dani Hedlund Friction“Mr Gaiman milks the Norse gods’ hijinks for all their humor and incongruity very much in the spirit of the originals He has produced a clear continuous narrative with big scenes the same as they always were but with emotional pointers added” Tom Shippey The Wall Street Journal“Remarkable Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos” Lisa L Hannett The AtlanticLeer más Ver Editorial Reviewsco. The best myths re told book you'll find very close to the Edda versions of the myths author took some liberty when writing but it really doesn't matter or affect in any way This book got me into reading a whole lot about vikings I love the Deckle edge pages makes the book have a tough look and feel If Deckle edge paper is not you thing buy the hardback edition

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Norse Mythology summary ✓ 8 ñ [BOOKS] ✭ Norse Mythology By Neil Gaiman – Goproled.co.uk com Review AnBest Book of February 2017 Neil Gaiman putting his own fingerprints on the Norse myths Cue the hyperventilation of delighted readers That reaction is genuinely earned in this tight retell com Review AnBest Book of February Neil Gaiman M Review An Best Book of February Neil Gaiman putting his own fingerprints on the Norse myths Cue the hyperventilation of delighted readers That reaction is genuinely earned in this tight retelling as Gaiman darts between a Tolkienesue tone in the epic origin stories and his own bright wit in the tales centering on the adventures of Thor Loki and Odin Those new to Norse mythology might be astonished by how bizarre some details are For example the ship made of the fingernails and toenails of the dead might make you wonder how much the Vikings genuinely enjoying sailing The doomsday of Ragnarok will cause a jolt of disuiet among those who are used to Hollywood endings and Thor himself will be a surprise for those who are familiar with Hollywood Thor but those surprises are often where the fun lies Fans well versed in Norse myths should still appreciate the humor and spark that Gaiman infuses into the stories he has selected to retell adding to the existing rich literature Many who read Norse Mythology will make this volume their joyful leaping off point into a strange and mesmerizing world of gods giants undead goats betrayals a slanderous suirrel elves dwarves and Valkyries And don't forget that ship made of the finger and toenails of the dead Adrian Liang The Book ReviewLeer más Review “Taking a few modern liberties with the stories Gaiman’s Norse Mythology delights in the gods’ petty machinations as much as their heroics In these accessible retold tales fantasy is odd and real and dire” Ethan Gilsdorf The Boston Globe“No contemporary fiction writer gets of his power from the mythological tradition than Neil Gaiman As always Gaiman’s a charming raconteur and he recognizes a ripping yarn when he sees one” Douglas Wolk Los Angeles Times“A gripping suspenseful and uite wonderful reworking of these famous tales Once you fall into the rhythm of its glinting prose you will happily read on and on in thrall to Gaiman’s skillful storytelling” Michael Dirda Washington Post“Weaving together ancient Norse mythology with st century sensibility Gaiman's storytelling once again recreates an entire genre for the modern reader” Newsweek“In reinterpreting the tales so faithfully and with such abundant joy Gaiman assumes the role of fireside bard inviting us to sit close on a chilly winter’s night and chuckle and wonder along with him” James Lovegrove Financial Times“Gaiman’s masterful storytelling transcends our most vivid dreams exploring ancient territory from a fantastically fresh perspective and inviting us to listen to stories in the same way we would as children engrossed and enraptured by the magic of myth Norse Mythology will breathe new life into these old gods reminding us of the power that great storytelling still holds over us all” Dani Hedlund Friction“Mr Gaiman milks the Norse gods’ hijinks for all their humor and incongruity very much in the spirit of the originals He has produced a clear continuous narrative with big scenes the same as they always were but with emotional pointers added” Tom Shippey The Wall Street Journal“Remarkable Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos” Lisa L Hannett The AtlanticLeer más Ver Editorial Reviews. Si buscas algo muy profundo o detallado respecto a la mitología nórdica este libro no es lo tuyo sin emabrgo Neil Gaiman hace un excelente trabajo al contarnos los principales acontecimientos en la cosmogonía nórdica de una forma simple y corta ideal para atrapar a lectores jovenes y entusiastas de la mitología