About the Book
tHE NO 1 SUNDAY tIMES AND NEwYORK tIMES BEStSELLERBestselling and much loved author Neil Gaiman, whose novel American Gods hasbeen adapted into a major television series, brings vividly to life the stories of Norsemythology that have inspired his own extraordinary writing in this number oneSunday times bestsellerthe great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from tolkien, AlanGarner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of thrones and Marvel Comics. they are also aninspiration for Neil Gaiman s own awardbedecked, bestselling fiction. Nowhe reachesback through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of thegreat Norse tales. Gaiman s gods are thoroughly alive on the page - irascible, visceral,playful, passionate - and the tales carry us from the beginning of everything to Ragnarokand the twilight of the gods. Galvanised by Gaiman s prose, thor, Loki, Odin and Freyaare irresistible forces for modern readers and the crackling, brilliant writing demands tobe read aloud around an open fire on a freezing, starlit night.
About the Author
Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for children and adults and is the firstauthor to have won the Carnegie and Newbery Medals for the same work - theGraveyard Book.