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The Gospel of Loki, by Joanne Harris

The Gospel of Loki - Joanne Harris

There’s never just one side to a story. Most of the time, we only hear the winner’s story, the hero’s story. The Norse myths come us through a few written sources—eddas and sagas and rune stones—that were handed down from the oral tradition. All of them are the stories of the victors and great heroes. With The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris gives us a version of the mythology from creation to Ragnarók through the eyes of the pantheon’s trickster. Because Loki is our narrator, this revision of the mythology is packed with schemes, humor, and chaos...

 

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