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The Trumpet of Terror

(Choose Your Own Adventure #55)

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The year is 938. You are about to set off on your first sea voyage when you see a man who you believe might be Odin, the Norse god who once gave your great-grandfather a magical trumpet....
Mass Market Paperback, 114 pages
Published March 1st 1986 by Bantam (first published 1986)
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Lily
Dec 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014, fiction
“That gives me an idea!” you exclaim. “Actually, it gives me TWO ideas!”

Found this at a used bookstore, fell in love with that incredible cover, and decided to relive my youth for $3. It was....certainly an experience.

Another favorite quote: “Gods are only brave when they are immortal,” Odin replies sadly. “Without immortality and without courage we are nothing more than human beings with a lot of magic equipment.”
Helen Pugsley
Nov 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Eh.
It's good enough I'd name one of my trumpets the trumpet of terror🎺 but I'm not exactly raving about it. I especially don't like how the book can end by you choosing to go on a side quest. Like any good adventurer I chose to play it several times.
It just didn't do it for me...
M.A. Roberts
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was ok
A simplistic story that serves as an introduction to Norse mythology. The plot isn't much to speak of, but it's mildly educational.
Petercsm730
Jun 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Thor, Odin, Loki, and you!

The Trumpet of Terror (Choose Your Own Adventure #55) by Deborah Lerme Goodman follows a young Danish boy in 938 A.D. as he gets ready to set sail on a voyage. His great-grandfather was given the Trumpet of Terror from the Norse god Odin himself. I thought this book was a lot of fun and the author has done a good amount of research on the topic of Norse mythology. There's even a name glossary and brief history given at the book's beginning, which I found helpful and int
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A book away from an episode of hoarders
This was my favorite of all the Choose Your Own Adventure books. I read most of them growing up but I read this one so many times all of the pages fell out of it.

I bought another copy off ebay recently to read again.
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