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THE POETIC EDDA Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes

by | Read by Jackson Crawford

Poetry & Drama • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2015

If you have an interest in classic Norse literature, this audiobook is required listening. If all you know about the Norse gods comes from Marvel, it will be a revelation. Jackson Crawford, who translated, introduces, and reads the text, also brings a knowledge of correct pronunciation, which will be unfamiliar to most. As a bonus, he translates one of the poems into "cowboy-style" English. The general introduction and the introductions to the individual poems are clear and informative as they locate the works in a mythos that is unfamiliar to many. One might wish that the readings were a little more passionate, to match the poems, but that's a minor issue. D.M.H. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2018]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982597504 $32.95 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781982597511 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781982597528 $16.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982597498 $69.00 • Six CDs

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