Just impressed with a bit of Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology

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Just impressed with a bit of Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology

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I'm reading in the 2020 Dark Horse FCBD book, it's half of it.

Strikes me as almost non-fiction. Assuming it's faithfully retold. I had an illustrated Greek Myths book as a kid, and this really reminded me of that.
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The book is well written too. If you have a chance to hear Gaiman do a reading from it, I highly recommend it.
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I heard about this release. on the radio in the UK.
Seemed very interesting.

JCP, have you read it?
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I read his novel Norse Mythology, which he read selections from during a reading in Arizona last year. He said that the stories were a retelling of researched stories he understood were passed down orally from one generation to another, of course with a little Gaiman artistic liberty. I understand there is a U.K. dramatization, but I haven’t heard it yet. I have listened to the Sandman audio dramatization, and it’s excellent and well cast. It’s a unique experience to sort of close your eyes and imagine the telling instead of what the comics portrayed.
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JCP wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:33:42 pm
The book is well written too. If you have a chance to hear Gaiman do a reading from it, I highly recommend it.
Like a book book or a comic book? EDIT...oh I see in another comment...a novel
I've been looking everywhere for the ultra-rare Turok vs Blister issue. Anybody able to help me out?


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