Nutzen Sie unsere Filialabholung und erhalten Sie diesen Artikel versandkostenfrei in Ihrer Filiale!

Norse Mythology

(3)
Introducing an instant classic master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly reincarnating Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring and cunning; Thor, Odins son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki, the son of giants, a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator. From Gaimans deft and witty prose emerges the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these ancient myths breathe pungent life again
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 304
Erscheinungsdatum 07.02.2017
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4088-8680-9
Verlag Bloomsbury Academic
Maße (L/B/H) 233/151/27 mm
Gewicht 417
Verkaufsrang 3.124
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
12,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 45795728
    Norse Mythology
    von Neil Gaiman
    (3)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    12,99
  • 46419119
    Homo Deus
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 31697227
    The Magic of Reality
    von Richard Dawkins
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 41009937
    We Should All Be Feminists
    von Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    5,99
  • 45853424
    East West Street
    von Philippe Sands
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 70451074
    Norse Mythology
    von Neil Gaiman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 40108511
    Sapiens
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 13690665
    Team of Rivals
    von Doris Kearns Goodwin
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99
  • 36818221
    China's Second Continent
    von Howard W. French
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    22,99
  • 31362153
    Unorthodox
    von Deborah Feldman
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 884506
    The Art of Happiness
    von His Holiness The Dalai Lama
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 48901096
    The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
    von Stephen Greenblatt
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 46370727
    The Islamic Enlightenment
    von Christopher de Bellaigue
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,99
  • 33655339
    Striving in the Path of God
    von Asma Afsaruddin
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    49,99
  • 44245770
    The Cambridge Companion to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
    von Stephen B. Chapman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    24,99
  • 69893669
    The Darkening Age
    von Catherine Nixey
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,99
  • 38202066
    The First Muslim
    von Lesley Hazleton
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 15344602
    Battlefield of the Mind
    von Joyce Meyer
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 45572011
    The Book of Joy
    von His Holiness The Dalai Lama
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    11,99
  • 37081460
    The Art of War
    von Sun Tzu
    (1)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    9,99

Buchhändler-Empfehlungen

„Böse Streiche, Saufgelage und jede Menge Götter“

Daniela Julia Parau, Thalia-Buchhandlung Karlsruhe

Einer der großen Namen im Bereich Fantasie überrascht mit der Nacherzählung nordischer Mythen und Sagen.
Neil Gaiman stellt auch hier wieder sein Können als Autor unter Beweis. Auch wer die „Edda“ und den nordischen Sagenschatz schon kennt, wird hier bestens unterhalten. Der Autor nimmt uns mit in die Welt von Thor, Odin und Loki. Lässt
Einer der großen Namen im Bereich Fantasie überrascht mit der Nacherzählung nordischer Mythen und Sagen.
Neil Gaiman stellt auch hier wieder sein Können als Autor unter Beweis. Auch wer die „Edda“ und den nordischen Sagenschatz schon kennt, wird hier bestens unterhalten. Der Autor nimmt uns mit in die Welt von Thor, Odin und Loki. Lässt uns legendäre Schlachten zwischen Riesen und Asen erleben und uns bei dem einen oder anderen Saufgelage mitfeiern.

Begriffe wie „Walhalla“ oder „Ragnarök“ werden in „Norse Mythology“ mit spannendem Inhalt gefüllt.

Ein Muss für jeden!

Kundenbewertungen


Durchschnitt
3 Bewertungen
Übersicht
0
3
0
0
0

Sehr empfehlenswert, wenn man sich für Mythologie interessiert
von Tim Vervaeke aus Deerlijk am 16.05.2017

Mythology, an interesting subject. Norse mythology, also very interesting. My interest in the subject commenced about 8 years ago, with works like The Prose Edda (by Snorri Sturluson) and Gods and Myths of Northern Europe (by Hilda Ellis Davidson). Both very much recommended! A few years ago, I read... Mythology, an interesting subject. Norse mythology, also very interesting. My interest in the subject commenced about 8 years ago, with works like The Prose Edda (by Snorri Sturluson) and Gods and Myths of Northern Europe (by Hilda Ellis Davidson). Both very much recommended! A few years ago, I read The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland; a worthy retelling of some of the myths, spiced up with information on said myths. Neil Gaiman referred in his foreword/introduction to Kevin-Crossley Holland and other authors, holding them in high esteem. For his take on some of the well-known myths, he combined the content of The Poetic Edda and 'The Prose Edda', which I mentioned above, to write his version of the creation of the world, its evolution, and its demise (Ragnarok). Gaiman's writing skills are beyond questioning. His latest output is pure entertainment and a very accessible work into Norse mythology in general. It was nice to re-read some of the myths found in 'The Prose Edda', as a sort of refreshing of my memory. Of course, not all tales were equally good, but that also counts for the original versions. And of course, which is typical for tales, there's some information missing. But tales were never meant to be entire novels. Loki - as everyone knows - is a crook, a villain, a pain in the ass, but at the same time, the other gods couldn't live without him, for the very reason that he many times also helped said gods by setting aright what he did wrong or by helping them out of trouble. Nevertheless, Thor should have finished him off much sooner, and the gods should have been stricter in their decisions and dealings whenever Loki was involved. Sometimes, they came across as crybabies, I find. "Oh, we're in trouble now. Loki, please help us, or we will lose (this or that) / have to pay (whatever large amount) / ...". Mighty gods, until Loki, the trickster, had to come to save the day (Mighty Mouse, anyone?). *sigh* Anyway, if you're into (Norse) mythology, then you'll like Gaiman's lighter take on the myths. Even if you're a Gaiman fan, I don't see why you would not love this book.

Hat Ihnen diese Empfehlung geholfen?

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology

von Neil Gaiman

(3)
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
12,99
+
=
American Gods

American Gods

von Neil Gaiman

(2)
Buch (Taschenbuch)
6,99
+
=

für

19,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen