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Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Audiobook

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor

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Publisher's Summary

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon - the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost; it has fallen into enemy hands.

If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki - and the price he wants is very high.

©2016 Rick Riordan (P)2016 Penguin AudioBooks

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    P. Cleary UK 21/10/2016
    P. Cleary UK 21/10/2016 Member Since 2014

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    "Brilliant"

    Loved the story, just brilliant. one dislike I preferred the previous voice reader from book one.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Aliyah 04/04/2017
    Aliyah 04/04/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Another great Rick Riordan book"

    If you've been reading Riordan's books, you'll know they all follow the same structure : Gods meddling in the business of our heroes and sending them packing on a wild adventure. The humour is here as usual and I'm absolutely loving the diversity on the characters of this book (though it feels a bit too much like a lecture at some part - but i think it's good for a younger audience).

    This is the first audiobook I've listened to by Kieran Culkin and I think he nailed it. He did a great job at giving each character their own voice and personality.

    Overall good book and good performance.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Eleanor 08/03/2017
    Eleanor 08/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Good!!"

    Best narrator out of the all of the Rick Riordan books! Great read for those even above the recommended reading age, can't wait for the next installment!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    thea jane 18/02/2017
    thea jane 18/02/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "This book is magnificent"

    This book is a unique twist of the Greek gods into Norse gods cannot wait for number 3

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tim Small 23/01/2017
    Tim Small 23/01/2017
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    "Amazing"

    This is a great book especially if you've read the first one
    Unfortunately it does end on a cliffhanger
    Overall 😀😍😡😍😀

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    Cathy Holmes Swadlincote 16/12/2016
    Cathy Holmes Swadlincote 16/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyable"

    Whilst the book and characters are just as good as in the previous instalment, it was a little hard to listen at first as the voice has changed. However, that doesn't take away from the overall experience and after a while, you don't notice. Altogether good and enjoyable (Very glad to have Alex Fierro).

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    Catherine L. 21/11/2016
    Catherine L. 21/11/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Read too fast"

    It may just be me but I feel the narrator reads too fast at x1 speed, if you slow it down it's too slow. I couldn't find a happy median and so found the story rushed and not the relaxing listen that I hoped for. Although the story itself is well written and enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Edward J Borastero 03/11/2016 Member Since 2013

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    "Great Story, Bad Pronunciation By Narrator"
    What did you like most about Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor?

    Loved the story line, also the gender fluid story ark was very thought provoking.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I dislike the narrators pronunciation or norse words, this alone was the only drawback of the book


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Death is only the start


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    Robert 03/11/2016
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    "Rick Riordan is a great writer"

    I have loved every book of his I have read can't wait for the next one

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    Zachary 24/10/2016
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    "A great continuation"

    I was hooked from the start to the very end (that cliffhanger). It was great to see the characters relationships develop and the implication of new ones was perfect. Had a very modern appeal with gender fluid characters. Difficult to explain in word how much I enjoyed it, and I am already impatiently waiting for the next instalment.

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    25/01/17
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    "Superb"

    Amazing voice modulation....if this guy doesn't voice the sequel I'll be very disappointed..
    but if they got a girl to say the female roles even better

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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