From trolls, ogres and valkyries to Odin, Thor and Freya, Katharina Neuschaefer relates the stories of the mythical creatures and deities that make up the fabulous world of Norse mythology. She sets out the pantheon of Nordic gods so that readers young and old will understand what went on between Asgard and Niflheim. This is a treasure trove of stories that inspired not only the monumental operas of Richard Wagner but also such magnificent fantasy epics as Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.
• the riveting stories of Norse mythology retold from the genesis of the world to the
demise of the old gods