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Review: Becoming Leidah by Michelle Grierson

Becoming Leidah is a magical realism tale set in 19th century Norway, a time and place still deeply entrenched in superstition, in which the clash between the Norse Paganism and Christianity was still culturally present. The narrative, rather than linear, moves between past, present, and future in mirroring the three Norns of Norse Mythology--the sisters… Continue reading Review: Becoming Leidah by Michelle Grierson

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Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman is just that--Gaiman's own retelling of the classic Norse myths. Having an interest in Norse mythology and Gaiman himself, I actually pre-ordered this book. Before reading it, I probably didn't know as much about the Gods as I should have...although I did know a bit (Marvel's Thor and Vikings aside!)… Continue reading Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman