The Children of Odin Kindle Ç The Children PDF \ of

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10 thoughts on “The Children of Odin

  1. Miriam Miriam says:

    Neither my favorite version of Norse Mythology nor my favorite of Colum s books, but a decent introduction to the major tropes and stories of the mythos for readers with slight familiarity with the topic for absolute beginners the groundwork may be inadequate Some stories were told oddly out of chronological order so that a character might be mentioned in one chapter but then born in a later chapter, or an adventure begun and then the telling interrupted and finished later This may be due to Neither my favorite version of Norse Mythology nor my favorite of Colum s books, but a decent introduction to the major tropes and stories of the mythos for readers with slight familiarity with the topic for absolute beginners the groundwork may be inadequate Some stories were told oddly out of chronological order so that a character might be mentioned in one chapter but then born in a later chapter, or an adventure begun and t...


  2. Jan Rice Jan Rice says:

    Formative first book of Norse mythologyThe edition shown is by the same publisher as my copy, but it was published in 1962 My copy has my mother s name in the cover, with the date Sept 1930, when she was te...


  3. aljouharah altheeyb aljouharah altheeyb says:

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  4. Jeannette Jeannette says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I enjoyed this book,and ended up taking quite a few notes, but when it came down to it, I am not sure that I quite liked how this book was organized The myths were fascinating, but I feel there may have been a way to arrange them that would make everything easier to follow.That being said, there s a lot to consider in this collection Some things I jotted down as interesting I found Loki s role as the god of mischief t...


  5. Ed Ingman Ed Ingman says:

    While on vacation in Wisconsin, we happened upon a horse farm that specialized in Scandinavian horses On a whim, we stopped in and learned all about the Gotland, Icelandic, Arland, and other varieties of Scandinavian horses We also met Icelandic goats, chickens, and ducks At any rate, the sign of this place, called Norse Horse Park on Washington Island in Wisconsin, featured a picture of Odin riding Sleipnir, his horse This reminded me of the Norse mythological poems that we read in German c While on vacation in Wisconsin, we happened upon a horse farm that specialized in Scandinavian horses On a whim, we stopped in and learned all about the Gotland, Icelandic, Arland, and other varieties of Scandinavian horses We also met Icelandic goats, chickens, and ducks At any rate, the sign of th...


  6. Larissa Larissa says:

    This book, comprised of Irish author Padraic Colum s retellings of classic Norse myths, was on the shelf in our apartment when we moved in Having only encountered Norse mythology in the wonderful illustrated D Aulaires Book of Norse Myths, I thought it would be a good idea for me to reacquaint myself with these stories, which are referenced not infrequently in Scandinavian and Icelandic literature Colum s book is, as the cover claims, very readable, although I found the choice to use a quas This book, comprised of Irish author Padraic Colum s retellings of classic Norse myths, was on the shelf in our apartment when we moved in Having only encountered Norse mythology in the wonderful illustrated D Aulaires Book of Norse Myths, I thought it would be a good idea for me to reacquaint myself with these stories, which are referenced not infrequently in Scandinavian and Icelandic literature Colum s book is, as the cover claims, very readable, although I found the choice to use a quasi Old English throughout a little unnecessary The typical thees and thous and such became a bit grating after awhile, and don t really add significant gravitas of the Gods, either The story chronology also overlaps and reverses and reorients a fair amount, often owing to the structure of the myths themselvesthan anything This isn t actually a problem, rather it creates a sort of timelessness esp...


  7. Cwn_annwn_13 Cwn_annwn_13 says:

    Simplified watered down versions of stories from the Eddas This book seems to be aimed at a late elementary or jr high school age reader For that target audience this is a great introduction and would probably be the best thing you could ...


  8. Steven Walle Steven Walle says:

    This is a great read Being a Skandanavian I was especially interested in reading this book This is nortic mythology at it s best I recommend you all read it and enjoy and Be Blessed.Diamond


  9. Beka Sukhitashvili Beka Sukhitashvili says:

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  10. Katherine Sas Katherine Sas says:

    Though a bit bowdlerized as mentioned in the introduction Colum s retellings are lucid laced through with a poetic northern spirit Definitelyevocative than Lancelyn Green.


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The Children of Odin ❴Read❵ ➳ The Children of Odin Author Padraic Colum – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Before Time As We Know It Began, Gods And Goddesses Lived In The City Of Asgard Odin All Father Crossed The Rainbow Bridge To Walk Among Men In Midgard Thor Defended Asgard With His Mighty Hammer Misc Before Time As We Know It Began, Gods of Odin PDF/EPUB Ä And Goddesses Lived In The City Of Asgard Odin All Father Crossed The Rainbow Bridge To Walk Among Men In Midgard Thor Defended Asgard With His Mighty Hammer Mischievous Loki Was Constantly Getting Into Trouble With The Other Gods, And Dragons And Giants Walked Free This The Children PDF \ Collection Of Norse Sagas Retold By Author Padraic Colum Gives Us A Sense Of That Magical Time When The World Was Filled With Powers And Wonders We Can Hardly Imagine.

  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • The Children of Odin
  • Padraic Colum
  • English
  • 14 November 2019
  • 0689868855

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10 thoughts on “The Children of Odin

  1. Miriam Miriam says:

    Neither my favorite version of Norse Mythology nor my favorite of Colum s books, but a decent introduction to the major tropes and stories of the mythos for readers with slight familiarity with the topic for absolute beginners the groundwork may be inadequate Some stories were told oddly out of chronological order so that a character might be mentioned in one chapter but then born in a later chapter, or an adventure begun and then the telling interrupted and finished later This may be due to Neither my favorite version of Norse Mythology nor my favorite of Colum s books, but a decent introduction to the major tropes and stories of the mythos for readers with slight familiarity with the topic for absolute beginners the groundwork may be inadequate Some stories were told oddly out of chronological order so that a character might be mentioned in one chapter but then born in a later chapter, or an adventure begun and t...

  2. Jan Rice Jan Rice says:

    Formative first book of Norse mythologyThe edition shown is by the same publisher as my copy, but it was published in 1962 My copy has my mother s name in the cover, with the date Sept 1930, when she was te...

  3. aljouharah altheeyb aljouharah altheeyb says:

    .

  4. Jeannette Jeannette says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I enjoyed this book,and ended up taking quite a few notes, but when it came down to it, I am not sure that I quite liked how this book was organized The myths were fascinating, but I feel there may have been a way to arrange them that would make everything easier to follow.That being said, there s a lot to consider in this collection Some things I jotted down as interesting I found Loki s role as the god of mischief t...

  5. Ed Ingman Ed Ingman says:

    While on vacation in Wisconsin, we happened upon a horse farm that specialized in Scandinavian horses On a whim, we stopped in and learned all about the Gotland, Icelandic, Arland, and other varieties of Scandinavian horses We also met Icelandic goats, chickens, and ducks At any rate, the sign of this place, called Norse Horse Park on Washington Island in Wisconsin, featured a picture of Odin riding Sleipnir, his horse This reminded me of the Norse mythological poems that we read in German c While on vacation in Wisconsin, we happened upon a horse farm that specialized in Scandinavian horses On a whim, we stopped in and learned all about the Gotland, Icelandic, Arland, and other varieties of Scandinavian horses We also met Icelandic goats, chickens, and ducks At any rate, the sign of th...

  6. Larissa Larissa says:

    This book, comprised of Irish author Padraic Colum s retellings of classic Norse myths, was on the shelf in our apartment when we moved in Having only encountered Norse mythology in the wonderful illustrated D Aulaires Book of Norse Myths, I thought it would be a good idea for me to reacquaint myself with these stories, which are referenced not infrequently in Scandinavian and Icelandic literature Colum s book is, as the cover claims, very readable, although I found the choice to use a quas This book, comprised of Irish author Padraic Colum s retellings of classic Norse myths, was on the shelf in our apartment when we moved in Having only encountered Norse mythology in the wonderful illustrated D Aulaires Book of Norse Myths, I thought it would be a good idea for me to reacquaint myself with these stories, which are referenced not infrequently in Scandinavian and Icelandic literature Colum s book is, as the cover claims, very readable, although I found the choice to use a quasi Old English throughout a little unnecessary The typical thees and thous and such became a bit grating after awhile, and don t really add significant gravitas of the Gods, either The story chronology also overlaps and reverses and reorients a fair amount, often owing to the structure of the myths themselvesthan anything This isn t actually a problem, rather it creates a sort of timelessness esp...

  7. Cwn_annwn_13 Cwn_annwn_13 says:

    Simplified watered down versions of stories from the Eddas This book seems to be aimed at a late elementary or jr high school age reader For that target audience this is a great introduction and would probably be the best thing you could ...

  8. Steven Walle Steven Walle says:

    This is a great read Being a Skandanavian I was especially interested in reading this book This is nortic mythology at it s best I recommend you all read it and enjoy and Be Blessed.Diamond

  9. Beka Sukhitashvili Beka Sukhitashvili says:

    ,, ,,, ,

  10. Katherine Sas Katherine Sas says:

    Though a bit bowdlerized as mentioned in the introduction Colum s retellings are lucid laced through with a poetic northern spirit Definitelyevocative than Lancelyn Green.

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