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Cassell Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend
by Andy Orchard
"There is much more to Norse myths than Wagnerian sopranos, and Orchard provides a reasonably priced survey of both the tales themselves and the characters who inhabited and created them....includes various sagas and other poetic and literary works, gods and heroes, real and mythical places, social and regligious customs, literary practices and practitioners...Entries are ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Cassell
(first published 1997)
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Apr 29, 2011 N.L. Riviezzo rated it liked it · review of another edition
While chalk full of information about Norse Mythology, I found the layout of information with the entries to be a little hard to read. Also difficult to look up things specially certain names of beings as the names were often different from the usual or had additional text with them putting them into a different alphabetical category. A large portion of the entries referred to another writer rather than providing actual information about said being then citing the other writer/work.