The Gospel of Loki

by Joanne M. Harris

Part of the Runes Novels Series

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The Gospel of Loki Synopsis

The novel is a brilliant first-person narrative of the rise and fall of the Norse gods - retold from the point of view of the world's ultimate trickster, Loki. It tells the story of Loki's recruitment from the underworld of Chaos, his many exploits on behalf of his one-eyed master, Odin, through to his eventual betrayal of the gods and the fall of Asgard itself. Using her life-long passion for the Norse myths, Joanne Harris has created a vibrant and powerful fantasy novel.

The Gospel of Loki Press Reviews

 

'a fun read, and a nice new slant on the old tales' Fortean Times

 

'Allan Corduner's charming voicing of our antihero makes us sympathise with him more than we ought to; imaginative accents for the huge cast of gods, giants and demons, and splendid musical effects add to the fun' THE TIMES

 

'A chatty, cheeky style that works a treat' SFX

 

'Moves at a cracking pace and it's a lot of fun' -- Jonathan Hatfull SciFiNow

 

'A beautifully written darkly fun fairy tale which breathes new life into the Trickster' GEEK PLANET ONLINE

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ISBN: 9781473202375
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473202375
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Joanne M. Harris
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Fantasy,
Categories: Fantasy,

About Joanne M. Harris

Joanne Harris is the author of the Whitbread-shortlisted Chocolat (made into an OSCAR-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp) and many other bestselling novels. Her hobbies are listed in Who's Who as 'mooching, lounging, strutting, strumming, priest-baiting and quiet subversion'. She plays bass guitar in a band first formed when she was 16, is currently studying Old Norse, and lives with her husband and daughter in Yorkshire, about 15 miles from the place she was born.

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