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'Bloodhoof' is a modern recasting of an ancient Eddic poem, it is a minimalist telling of the abduction of Ger ur Gymisdottir from a land of giants and her eventual return from the court Freyr with her beloved son."
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by ARC Publications
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Sara
Jan 09, 2016 Sara rated it really liked it
I picked this book up when I was on vacation in Reykjavik. I don't read too much poetry anymore, but I do love epics and mythology, so this was a good fit for me.
There was one section that struck me especially:
The sun in the depths
lit a glitter
in the ripples

illumining
my eyes
in the water

and the chain
round my neck

father's love in each link


The edition I have has the original Icelandic along with the English translation, which is very cool to me despite the fact I can't read the original.

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