Norse Mythology

To the Gates of Valhalla - A Journey Through the Twisted Mythology of the Norse Peoples
Narrated by: Andrew McDermott
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: History, Europe
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Publisher's Summary

Are you dying to find out more about the lives of Vikings? From Ragnarok to the Gods of Norse Mythology, this book tells you the stories of a fascinating, ancient people.

Few civilizations lead such brutish, jealous, and war-like lives, as the Vikings. A culture based on conquering and strength, the Vikings had deep-seated beliefs in gods who were just as problematic as their people. These beliefs created a colorful and captivating society of born warriors.

In Norse Mythology: To The Gates of Valhalla, I deconstruct a thriving nation of people and the beliefs, rituals, and myths that helped them become a formidable force in Europe after 800AD. Explore the open waters with me, and I’ll take you on a journey through the best Viking tales!

In this book you’ll read about:

  • Asgard and the gods that rule there
  • The story of Loki and how he almost won
  • How Mjollnir came about and what it did in the world
  • Why Odin only had one eye, and what happened to the other one
  • The adventures of Thor, and some of his greatest conquests
  • The days of the week and how we owe them to the Norse gods

These are stories of adventure, battle, and furious glory! Delve into the dark depths of Norse mythology and be swept away by the past, and its many lessons.

If you love mythology and you enjoy history - this book will give you a much-needed break during your day. Dip into the lives of the great Vikings and their gods of old.

This is the book that teaches you about Norse history and myths!
Buy the book and start your quest!

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Love it. Very thorough.

A small encyclopedia of Norse mythology. The beginning sections are a nice overview of Norse history and beliefs

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Highly recommend!

Norse Mythology is a great Journey stories Audible guide. I think that's the better from another. Overall Excellent!

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SUGGESTED!

Excellent stories and Good Narrator. Twisted Mythology of the Norse Peoples. I want to prescribe this book for all. I also chose this book length. Valuable for me.

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Really one of my favorites so far on this topic!

This book had a ton of extraordinary parts and subjects of Norse folklore that I was extremely inspired by. My preferred sections were: The Creation in Norse Mythology, The Major Gods and Goddesses, Ragnarok and particularly The Influence of Norse Mythology on Our Lives today.Mythology is a fascinating subject which gives an understanding into one gathering's journey for something more noteworthy!

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Unneeded chapters

The chapters on Norse Mythology are great and the narration is outstanding. The last few chapters about financial advise and self-help were in a word, weird and unnecessary.

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AWESOME!

I chose this storybook and also liked Twisted Mythology. In this book, you will get many learning help about Norse Mythology. PERFECT!

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Great Story.

The stories are clear and concise. There is very little plodding, even when plodding is the activity in the story.

The book is properly designed. Great typeface, excellent page layout, nice weight to the paper. Unlike many current books your eyes don't trip on a minefield of typographical errors.book to re-read with great pleasure!

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Finally! The BEST Edda!

The presentation is clear and truly gives a pleasant foundation to the sonnets, and why they were deciphered the manner in which they are in the book. It additionally gives a pleasant comprehension about the history, just as the Vikings and their way of life which is a tremendous piece of the sonnets and their experience. This book places it into all the more effectively gotten language, while as yet remaining consistent with what it initially said. Very prescribe!

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good but

I liked it but the last couple chapters did not protein to Norse mythology

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easy to read

great book to get into greek mythology; very interesting to read and easy since it has various stories that differ in length

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  • Linda Michael
  • 06-20-20

So good.


I loved it... the myths are so well re-told... just live and so magic... I felt like a child reading fairy tales for the first time... a must read for myth lovers...

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-03-20

A Journey Through the Twisted Mythology

It gives a very well laid out outline of the myths. I was looking for a book like this since it's perfect for children. It makes it fun for them to read. I bought it to stock up my future kids library but I have to admit that I get just as much out of it.

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  • Jeff MARCUNI DESIGNER
  • 08-26-20

Interesting read

This was a gift for the husband. It seems to be a big hit with him and our kids, So I would recommend this book if you are into Norse Mythology.

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  • Randy -Eden-Rio
  • 08-26-20

Twisted Mythology

I got the book as a gift for my husband & he absolutely loves it! Its a beautiful book, came few days sooner then expected!

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  • William Thomas
  • 08-26-20

The book itself is beautiful. Very good quality

The book itself is beautiful. Very good quality. Great illustrations, and it's well written. I'd call it a must have for anyone wanting an introduction to the subject.

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  • Anna-D-Petr
  • 08-26-20

Exceeded my standards.

Loved it!!! Got it for my viking loving boyfriend and got what exactly I seen at barnes and noble and it was in excellent condition. Only downfault was couldn't track it and came 3 weeks but other than that....it was amazing!

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  • Ibrar Shah
  • 08-26-20

Gorgeous Book!

Daughter read this entire book in just a Bottomle days. She is big time into mythology, so she really loved this one!

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  • Meaaz Abir
  • 08-26-20

For someone new learning Norse Mythology,

For someone new learning Norse Mythology, this is perfect. I love that this is both very readable as a book but also knowledge comprehensive in content. I only wish there was more on Hel.

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  • Brandon Wood(Wodi)
  • 08-26-20

Fantastic collection of Norse Myths

I got my dad this for Christmas because he is huge into Norse myths. And this is a gorgeous book. I actually told him I get this when he dies. (our family is just like this: morbid). He laughed and agreed.

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  • Noor-UL-Huda
  • 08-26-20

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Just getting started on this book of mythology, but am really enjoying it. I recommend this for anyone who enjoys reading the old stories of gods, goddesses, monsters and heroes. Nichola Wil does a great job of retelling these stories with an explanation of their history and relevance.