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We’re Up All Night to Get Loki

The Hammer of Thor, by Rick Riordan – By now, I guess it’s pretty much a given that I’m going to enjoy Riordan’s modern takes on classical mythology. This is the second book about Magnus Chase, son of Frey and … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Snorri

Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths, by Nancy Marie Brown – Much of what we know about old Norse mythology comes from Snorri Sturluson, a thirteenth-century Icelandic poet and chieftain. Sure, there are earlier references … Continue reading

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Road to Utgard

One of the better known stories from Norse mythology, or at least one of the ones I’ve come across most often, is that of Thor and Loki’s visit to the giants. There doesn’t appear to be much reason why they’re … Continue reading

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