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  • "absolute charm!"

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    very interesting and enjoyable, a great way to spend a couple of hours. this book was expertly read and the stories have that certain charm, i recommend this for all ages (maybe not 40+)

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    Tales from the Norse Legends

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    • By Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated By Benjamin Soames
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    The tales of the Norse gods, of the giants, demons, trolls and dwarves, still have the power to fascinate more than a thousand years after they were first told. Here are the stories of the one-eyed god Odin, Tyr the god of war, of the cunning Loki, of Thor the mighty thunder god and a host of others.

    Jonathan says: "myth magic"
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Wendy's greatest hits:
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    "Dreadfully American"

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    Could Audible please warn us if they use American voices? It is most off putting, grating and patronising.

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