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The Apples of Idunn

Gods of the Ragnarok Era
Narrated by: Ulf Bjorklund
Series: Gods of the Ragnarok Era, Book 1
Length: 10 hrs
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Only a fool would venture into the freezing mists that steal the souls of men. And that’s exactly where Odin is going. 

When a frost giant murders his father, Odin swears blood vengeance. Guided by his blood-brother Loki, Odin battles rival tribes and perilous ghosts. His quest leads him to a chance at immortality...but the price will be more than he can imagine. 

Enter this grim fantasy retelling of Norse mythology today.

©2017 Matt Larkin (P)2019 Matt Larkin

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  • 03-03-19

Exciting re-imagining of Norse mythology

Most myths have some some basis in fact. As Matt Larkin explains, even the Prose Edda suggested Odin was originally a man. In the first of a series, Larkin takes the same approach - while showing the beginnings of Odin's struggles to unite the 9 tribes in a dying Ice Age land. I have read several authors try to imagine the beginnings of this most fatalistic of mythologies. But Larkin's re-imaginning, set in an Ice Age bedeviled by evil in the mist that escaped from below in an earlier cataclysm, gives us a dark, gritty, fast-paced tale of the lives of the men and women who would become gods. The best re-imagining of Norse mythology since Snorri compiled them.

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