Rhinegold - Stephan Grundy Reviews
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Newest Review: ... you can tell the story is a familiar one and there are echoes of it in Tolkien as well as others in the fantasy genre. At ... more
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by - written on 03/10/08, updated on 09/06/09 (Very useful, 189 readings)
Many authors have attempted to re-tell well known myths and classic stories ranging from the interpretation of the Arthurian legends by Marion Zimmer Bradley (Mists of Avalon) or Stephen Lawhead (Pendragon Cycle) to the more recent retelling of the Odyssey (The Penelopiad) by Margaret Atwood. However not many writers have attempted to retell the Nordic legends which is why it was refreshing to find this book Rhinegold by Stephen Grundy. 'Rhinegold' attempts to merge some of the characters of Germanic/Nordic mythology in to a reworking of the Wagnerian Ring Cycle story that is itself loosely based on Nordic Mythology. The Rhine gold of the title is a ... Read the complete review
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