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Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
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Odd and the Frost Giants (2008)

by Neil Gaiman

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It's a Gaiman fairytale, about a wonderful boy among the vikings and their gods, and that's all you need to know. ( )
  _rixx_ | Aug 30, 2018 |
I highly recommend the illustrated edition, as Riddell's work adds a lot of depth to Gaiman's story. This is a great tale about a boy with a limp who finds himself facing a giant at Asgard to help out Thor, Loki and Odin. Odd is likable and Gaiman achieves a lot of depth in a short amount of pages. If you're a fan of either Gaiman or Riddell, you should pick this up! ( )
  MillieHennessy | Jun 2, 2018 |
Charming. And credit to Adam Stower for the pictures which are an important part of the charm. ( )
  Ma_Washigeri | May 27, 2018 |
As always, when Neil Gaiman reads the audiobooks for his novels, I adore them. This was especially good. He did all the voices for Thor, Loki, Odin, and the frost giants, and it just makes it such an enjoyable read (or, uh, listen). Definitely recommend this one for someone who's looking for a shorter but still fun and entertaining read.
  kerribrary | May 10, 2018 |
Ultimamente sto scegliendo parecchie letture più infantili (per errore), ma è bello vedere che ci sono ottimi libri anche per i più giovani.
Gaiman è stato abilissimo anche in questo caso con la sua breve storia di un ragazzo vichingo che avrà a che fare addirittura con gli dei nordici.
Ero abituata a toni più cupi e inquietanti, ma l'atmosfera a tratti divertente, nostalgica e avventurosa è resa in modo molto efficace.
La morale è che non è sempre il più forte a vincere, perché spesso anche il più indifeso con un po' di furbizia riesce ad ottenere dei risultati. Un altro tema che viene trattato in maniera meno evidente è quello della famiglia.
Resta comunque una lettura molto carina. ( )
  Shay17 | Mar 30, 2018 |
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Det är en liten medryckande saga om mod, mognad och försoning med sin livslott. Hur otroligt det än kan verka, när man står på botten av ett köldhål, visar Neil Gaiman att även den strängaste vargavinter har ett slut.

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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Neil Gaimanprimary authorall editionscalculated
Buckingham, MarkIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Helquist, BrettIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Steinhöfel, AndreasTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard. - from LC CIP
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