An exhilarating introduction to the vivid, violent, boisterous world of the Norse myths, and their cultural legacy, in an attractive and handy format.
Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature, University of Oxford, and Official Fellow and Tutor, St John's College. Her previous books include The Poetic Edda; Magical Tales: Myth, Legend and Enchantment in Children's Books and Winter is Coming: The Medieval World of Game of Thrones. She also presented BBC Radio 4's 'The Lore of the Land', exploring the enduring relevance of the creatures of British folklore.
'A real pleasure to read ... fantastic' - Timeless Travels
'A valuable, engaging resource for anyone wishing to explore the mysterious and dramatic world of the Norsemen and their gods' - Minerva