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  • Norse Mythology

  • The Complete Guide to Norse Gods and Viking Mythology Including Legends, Beliefs, Heroes, Myths and Fairy Tales (Mythology Series, Book 1)
  • By: Josh Drake
  • Narrated by: Kevin Ford MVO
  • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
  • 2.8 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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Summary

This audiobook narrates the mesmerizing tale revolving around the mysterious and profound Norse folklore and the beguiling lifestyle of the legendary Vikings. This book has connected all the pieces of the puzzle and presents a unique tapestry interwoven with multiple threads from the different sides of Norse mythology that contains all the answers about the legendary Vikings and their beliefs.

In contrast to the common misconception about the Vikings that they were ruthless agnostics and brutes and not much more than that, the book provides valuable insight into the polytheistic religion of the Vikings. It also provides an in-depth knowledge about their culture - whether they did have a culture at all - and whether they were the brutes that most accounts of their existence and activities say they were?

Find out the truth about the Vikings and how they are actually portrayed by the Norse folklore. Learn why they moved out of their country and how they conducted raids across the globe and conquered areas. This book covers everything from the Norse gods to the sumptuous heaven perceived by the Norse mythology and religion as the place where the most honorable warriors live - the magnificent Valhalla.

In Norse mythology, there is a unique approach toward all the heavenly and godly creations as well as phenomena. The dividing line in the day and night, as well as the changing shades of weather, are described. The origin of every object and every phenomenon in the world has a fanciful tale attached to it in the unique and mysterious Norse mythology that the Scandinavian people believed in, centuries ago. 

To cut a long story short, this book holds in it a beguiling and thrilling tale of the beliefs of an enchanting and historic population written in a piquing manner.

Norse Mythology provides:

  • Detailed account of the Vikings - their origin, culture, religion, and activities
  • Insight into the polytheistic religion and culture of the Norse people - the deities and the folklore
  • Detailed account of all the Norse mythological and religious beliefs - from the conception of the world to the concept of nine alternate universes
  • Fanciful tales about all the Norse mythological creatures and deities
©2019 Josh Drake (P)2019 Josh Drake

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It was OK but..

It killed the mood for me a little when they used terms like " kick the bucket " alot when somebody died also i would have loved to hear more about Odin's crows and two wolves rather than something about Marvel at the end.

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Do not buy

It’s repetitive, certain chapters repeat what has been spoken about before. The “performance” is, unfortunately, very badly narrated, too robotic.

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Robotic

It's like listening to a robot, making it hard to take in And repeats itself in a few chapters.

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Robotic auto reader voice makes it a hard listen

reading quality just too distractingly poor. I need seven more words to let me

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Basic content

Basic content good if you have zero knowledge on norse mythology.
Narrater very boring

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Facts explained easilly

A good book for anyone looking to learn about norse mythology and viking myths

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  • shaun eversole
  • 26-01-20

Just awful

The narration kills this book. Jumps around back and forth. The use of “mammoth “ instead of giant is annoying! The use of “ pontoon “ instead of boat is also annoying. I understand the guy is English but no need to change the vocabulary of the story or jump around. He also unnecessarily repeats himself just to fill space. Save your money better books are available.

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  • NordiKelt
  • 14-11-20

Basic but enjoyable, a deeper dive than expected

Loved it! Covers the basics but this is necessary.
You might get bored if you are too familiar with the material already but I'd still recommend it.

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  • Kyle A.
  • 10-11-20

Most repetitive work in history.

its the same thing over and over and over. It's like a 8 year old wrote an essay, just repeating the exact same sentence but rearranging the content for hours upon hours. I fear I have lost brain cells listening to the first three chapters.

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  • Nathaniel Adam Hinnant
  • 23-04-21

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  • Brandie L Lucero
  • 22-01-20

Great insights!

This book is really amazing and useful book. I am impressed with the wealth of knowledge that the author imparts and found the speaking very entertaining as well.

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  • Joann K Wedgeworth
  • 22-01-20

A Massive Analysis and Explanat

I enjoyed this book. This book is informative. I am very glad to purchase and listen this book. I would strongly recommended to all for this great book. Thanks to speaker.

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  • Judith F Peery
  • 22-01-20

Great seller

Love this book! Very detailed and the colors make a difference! Very happy with purchase. thanks to speaker.

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  • Larry M Marcell
  • 22-01-20

This book shows that there are many ways to achie

I just finished this book and it was hard to put down. Well spoken and I'm definitely going to be buy more books from this speaker!!

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  • Jamie T Ray
  • 22-01-20

Clear and Simple.

Wow, I absolutely loved this book! It is so full of useful information. I am always trying to grow and better myself and this book definitely helped me with that goal. I felt energized, supported, hopeful, and excited as I listen.

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  • Lisa W Butts
  • 22-01-20

Very helpful information in this book

I listen this book daily, and it has changed my life, I was such a negative person now I look for areas each day to be grateful and positive. You really have given me so much help. Thank you