Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Top ten Viking stories

Joe Abercrombie is the author of the best-selling fantasy books The First Law Trilogy – The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged and Last Argument of Kings; Half A King and Half the World, the first tow books in the Shattered Sea trilogy; and stand-alone novels Best Served Cold, The Heroes, and Red Country.

One of his top ten Viking stories, as shared at the Guardian:
The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland

A great introduction to some of the Vikings’ strange and intricate beliefs, presenting a world filled with gods and goddesses, giants, witches, elves and dwarves, serpents that circle the world and wolves that swallow the sun, from the creation of the world to Ragnarok, the climactic battle that will see its destruction.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue