Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology


Introducing an instant classic--master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. 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 of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly reincarnating Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki, the son of a giant, a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator. From Gaiman’s deft and witty prose emerges the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

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  • 001 Norse Mythology
    Duración: 34s
  • 002 An Introduction
    Duración: 10min
  • 003 The Players
    Duración: 06min
  • 004 Before the Beginning and After
    Duración: 11min
  • 005 Yggdrasil and the Nine Worlds
    Duración: 05min
  • 006 Mimir's Head and Odin's Eye
    Duración: 04min
  • 007 The Treasures of the Gods
    Duración: 28min
  • 008 The Master Builder
    Duración: 31min
  • 009 The Children of Loki
    Duración: 25min
  • 010 Freya's Unusual Wedding
    Duración: 25min
  • 011 The Mead of Poets
    Duración: 42min
  • 012 Thor's Journey to the Land of the Giants
    Duración: 42min
  • 013 The Apples of Immortality
    Duración: 28min
  • 014 The Story of Gerd and Frey
    Duración: 16min
  • 015 Hymir and Thor's Fishing Expedition
    Duración: 28min
  • 016 The Death of Balder
    Duración: 31min
  • 017 The Last Days of Loki
    Duración: 25min
  • 018 Ragnarok - The Final Destiny of the Gods
    Duración: 23min
  • 019 Credits
    Duración: 01min