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An introduction to Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman I’m going to get pilloried by the Gaimanites out there, but this book falls a little flat for me. Neil Gaiman has an authoritative voice and clearly knows the stories in and out, but this I fear…

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Writing again

I’m between books. I’m not completely done with Mr Tumnal, but I’ve not started something new. I think I want to write my In Your Own Words story I have brewing (which is every bit as weird and wonky as…

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New runes will come to Odin’s heirs

The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris I loved what Joanne Harris has done with the character of the Norse God Loki in her earlier books, Runemarks, and Runelight, and so the prospect of the story of the Norse world…

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A Story of Bickering Gods and Folk

Runelight by Joanne Harris This is the follow-up to  Runemarks and picks up the story three years on from the conclusion of that story. It’s a big book, and a big story with a large cat of characters made all the…

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