The Work of Wayland (The Wayland Saga Book 2)

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Publisher: Schlock! Publishing (; 2 edition (March 8, 2011)


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Gods, giantesses, dwarfs, valkyries, ghosts and dragons mingle with real life queens, kings, slaves, lovers and outlaws. Visions of the mythical creation and end of the world contrast with a graphic account of the Vikings’ discovery of North America. It includes tales of the cursed ring that inspired Tolkien, and the story behind Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Written in consultation with leading scholars, the book also contains proverbs, spells, poems, riddles, detailed notes and a comprehensive glossary, offering a unique insight into Viking Age culture and beliefs. "Myths and legends expert with a collection of 34 of the most important Viking myths, heroic legends and historical sagas...bring Viking people, culture and beliefs vividly to life... along with the odd dragon, ghost and valkyrie." - The Bookseller "Weaves together different versions of Norse sagas into highly readable and tellable renderings, that have also been carefully researched as the unobtrusive but informative notes show." - Gramarye, The Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy at Chichester University "In presenting her versions of stories from Scandinavian myth and legend, as well as extracts from Icelandic sagas, Rosalind Kerven...writes in a distinguished tradition online.

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