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Book Review: The Poetic Edda (Translated by Carolyne Larrington)

Title: Poetic Edda Translator: Carolyne Larrington Publisher: Oxford Univerity Press Date: 2014 (c.985) Genre: Poetry / Mythology Summary: She sees, coming up a second time, Earth from the ocean, eternally green the waterfalls plunge, an eagle soars above them, over the mountain hunting fish. After the terrible conflagration of Ragnarok, the earth rises serenely again from the ocean, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Poetic Edda (Translated by Carolyne Larrington)

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Book Review: Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cory O’Brien

Title: Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes Author: Cory O’Brien Genre: Mythology / Humour Date: 2013 Publisher: TarcherPerigee Pages: 304 Started: 15th November 2018 Completed: 16th November 2018 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: All our lives, we’ve been fed watered-down, PC versions of the classic myths. In reality, mythology is more screwed up than a schizophrenic shaman doing hits of unidentified. Wait, it all makes sense… Continue reading Book Review: Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cory O’Brien

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Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Title: Norse Mythology Author: Neil Gaiman Genre: Fantasy / Mythology Date: 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 281 Started: 2nd February 2018 Completed: 21st February 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight… Continue reading Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman