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    • Popular Tales from the Norse

    • By: Sir George Webbe Dasent
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    This is George Dasent's classic collection of Scandinavian folklore. This is not about Norse mythology per se; so if you are looking for tales of Odin, Loki, and Freya etc., you will have to look elsewhere. Rather, this is an anthology of folk tales, similar to the Grimm Brothers', or Campbell's Popular Tales of the West Highlands. All of the usual suspects are in place, including giants, trolls, witches, evil step-siblings, magical boons and tasks, and anthropomorphic animals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice and long smogasbord of weird stories

    • By Amazonian by default on 10-20-17

    Regular price: $24.95