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The Norse Myths

The Norse Myths

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Written by Kevin Crossley-HollandAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kevin Crossley-Holland

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
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  • Publisher: Pantheon
  • On Sale: July 12, 1981
  • Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-394-74846-7 (0-394-74846-8)
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Here are thirty-two classic Norse myths that bring the ancient Viking world to life. Beautifully retold by Kevin Crossley-Holland, these tales vividly depict the courage, cruelty, and passions that were the hallmarks of the old Norse world.

"Crossley-Holland's beautiful retelling of tales...features Odin, Thor, the berserks, Loki, and many more fascinating figures in the cast of Gods."--Booklist

"An excellent introduction, notes and a glossary provide mythological and historical backgrounds and suggest parallels with myths in other parts of the world."--Denver Post