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The Saga of the Volsungs by Anonymous
"Medieval Icelandic literature is highly variable in quality and comprehensibility, but the Volsung Saga is a masterpiece of the genre, and here it is masterfully translated and presented by Byock. This edition includes extremely useful explanatory..." Read more of this review »
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The Keeper of the Isis Light by Monica Hughes
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It's always fairly jolting to me when I discover this rad new book from whatever various blog I'm reading and go to mark it as to-read, only to discover I already did at some point in the past. Case in point: this book.
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The Poetic Edda by Unknown
The Poetic Edda
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The Voluspa is the first poem of the Edda. It tells of the birth of the world, the giants and the gods, a few things in their lives, and then Ragnarok. It is one of the most beautiful, poignant, and sad things I've ever read. The world is out to get ...more
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Ex Machina by Brian K. Vaughan
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Disappointed in this series overall. It's really dated already. It was basically a platform for the author to talk about his politics, as far as I could tell, when what I was really interested in was the portal side story. Hundred is SO DUMB about th ...more
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