Viking Folktales (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) (Paperback)

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Character-forming moral fables, Viking and Nordic folk and fairy tales take the magic of the natural world and combine it with the practical common sense of the everyday. Good folk are rewarded for their hard work, the honest and the faithful are valued by the gods: treasured tales from Hans Christian Andersen, such as 'The Little Match Girl', and less well known stories such as 'Katie Woodencloak' (a Norwegian Version of Cinderella) by Asbjørnsen & Moe are some of the heartwarming pieces in this new selection for the modern reader.

FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and robots, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales, ancient and modern gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

About the Author


Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books. Related works include 'Myths and Legends', studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781839647833
ISBN-10: 1839647833
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Publication Date: October 12th, 2021
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends