Myths of the Vikings Odin's Family and Other Tales of the Norse Gods, by Unknown
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- ISBN: 9781861478603 | 1861478607
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/8/2018
The Vikings were warlike adventurers with a strong sense of justice, and the high drama of their myths and legends, retold through the centuries, are still as vivid and enduring today. The stories are full of excitement and encompass both broad comedy and heart-rending tragedy. At the center of the stories are the thunder god Thor, and the frost giant, Loki, Odin’s foster brother, who becomes one of the gods but is never fully accepted by them. Through the tales the themes of love, betrayal, courage and compassion are played out from the dawn of time to the end of the world. Artist Maryclare Foa’s bold, eloquent paintings capture the excitement, humor and drama of these powerful stories in strong, simple images that linger in the mind.