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Norse Mythology Gaiman is, without a doubt, one of the most multi talented writers alive today I don t say this out of a sense of personal bias, but with a degree of objectivity Not only does he write fantastic comics, intelligent children s stories and detailed novels about the nature of godhood even if I didn t personally enjoy them all , he also has adapted Norse mythology and re written it with his modern stylish flair He really is a talented man he is capable of that rare, rare, thing of being able to Gaiman is, without a doubt, one of the most multi talented writers alive today I don t say this out of a sense of personal bias, but with a degree of objectivity Not only does he write fantastic comics, intelligent children s stories and detailed novels about the nature of godhood even if I didn t personally enjoy them all , he also has adapted Norse mythology and re written it with his modern stylish flair He really is a talented man he is capable of that rare, rare, thing of being able to write fiction that is worthy of literary criticism but is also ridiculously popular and, well, just plain cool He has many years of writing ahead of him I hope And I don t think it is too far a thing to suggest that he may win the noble prize for literature in his lifetime He has contributed much to the arts, and this work here shows he has muchto give I think he really In the beginning, there was nothing but mist and flames.At least, that s what the Edda claims.I ve always been fascinated with Norse Mythology and with everything ancient in general With its strong impact on Marvel s movies, metal music and J.R.R Tolkien, the AllFather of high fantasy, references to the mighty Gods of Asgard, and the impending twilight thereof, are a part of daily life Neil Gaiman did not invent a story from the start He had the material, the facts, the descriptions ready In the beginning, there was nothing but mist and flames.At least, that s what the Edda claims.I ve always been fascinated with Norse Mythology and with everything ancient in general With its strong impact on Marvel s movies, metal music and J.R.R Tolkien, the AllFather of high fantasy, references to the mighty Gods of Asgard, and the impending twilight thereof, are a part of daily life Neil Gaiman did not invent a story from the start He had the material, the facts, the descriptions ready Yet Norse Mythology is the stellar proof of his tremendous talent and ingenuity, because like a new Odin, he instilled breath in myths existing for thousands of years, he commanded I am no longer a Neil Gaiman virgin Being a mythology nut, I practically devoured it in one sitting Odin Thor Frigg Tyr Loki Baldur Heimdall Idun Bragi Vidar V li Njord Frey and Freyja N tt Definitely short, but imminently readable This is one of the best straight mythology books I ve read when it comes to pure enjoyment I say this, fully aware that I m a Gaiman fanboy, and yet, I still mean it Don t look for fiction here Rather, look for the source material and a clear understanding of the Norse mythos as far as we have it So much has been lost and then, there s a ton of fragments Alas But what we do have is quite cool.My personal favorite was the story of Baldur s murder Definitely short, but imminently readable This is one of the best straight mythology books I ve read when it co 3.5 5 StarsGilgamesh from Mesopotamian religion, Izanagi from Japanese creation myth and Zeus from Greek myth These are a few popular figures from many mythologies around the globe I m here to let you know my thoughts on one of the most popular and well known mythology, Norse Mythology, told by Neil Gaiman with Odin, Thor, and Loki at t Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman is a compulsively readable retelling of various myths from Norse Mythology.Once upon a time, in that hazy prehistoric time before Goodreads, Neil Gaiman was my favorite author Sandman was the gateway drug but I read all the Gaiman works I could get my hands on American Gods, Neverwhere, Coraline, Stardust, you get the point As the years went by, some of the shine wore off that penny As I explored Gaimain s influences, like P.G Wodehouse and Ray Bradbury, some Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman is a compulsively readable retelling of various myths from Norse Mythology.Once upon a time, in that hazy prehistoric time before Goodreads, Neil Gaiman was my favorite author Sandman was the gateway drug but I read all the Gaiman works I could get my hands on American Gods, Neverwhere, Coraline, St First off the cover of this book is amaze balls I just freaking love it Many gods and goddesses are named in Norse mythology You will meet quite a few of them in these pages Most of the stories we have, however, concern two gods, Odin and his son Thor, and Odin s blood brother, a giant s son called Loki, who lives with the Aesir in Asgard I have always wanted to read a good book on Norse Mythology and I think Neil Gaiman did a great job explaining some things before the stories The diffe First off the cover of this book is amaze balls I just freaking l Neil Gaiman, Long Inspired By Ancient Mythology In Creating The Fantastical Realms Of His Fiction, Presents A Bravura Rendition Of The Norse Gods And Their World From Their Origin Though Their Upheaval In Ragnarok In Norse Mythology, Gaiman Stays True To The Myths In Envisioning The Major Norse Pantheon Odin, The Highest Of The High, Wise, Daring, And Cunning Thor, Odin S Son, Incredibly Strong Yet Not The Wisest Of Gods And Loki Son Of A Giant Blood Brother To Odin And A Trickster And Unsurpassable Manipulator.Gaiman Fashions These Primeval Stories Into A Novelistic Arc That Begins With The Genesis Of The Legendary Nine Worlds And Delves Into The Exploits Of Deities, Dwarfs, And Giants Through Gaiman S Deft And Witty Prose, These Gods Emerge With Their Fiercely Competitive Natures, Their Susceptibility To Being Duped And To Duping Others, And Their Tendency To Let Passion Ignite Their Actions, Making These Long Ago Myths Breathe Pungent Life Again. Hammer of the gods A book written by NEIL GAIMAN about NORSE MYTHOLOGY was a book I was going to read There was no way I was NOT going to read it Mr Gaiman might as well have mentioned me in the dedication page and of course Lyn must read this And I was going to like it He could have written They were blond and cold The end and I d have s Had Ragnarok happened yet Was it still to happen I did not know then.I am not certain now Disclaimer Offensive comments regarding which country has the best and most diverse mythology in the world yes, there were people actually writing about and fighting over that or comments regarding religion in general will be immediately deleted and flagged There s YouTube and Facebook if some want to engage in such nonsense as fight


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