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Nordic Gods and Heroes Padraic Colum

Nordic Gods and Heroes

Padraic Colum

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ISBN : 9780486119359
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292 pages
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Master storyteller Padraic Colums rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history.HereMoreMaster storyteller Padraic Colums rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history.Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom- of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard- of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods- of giants, ragons, dwarfs and Valkyries- and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world.