Embodying the fears, fantasies, and forebodings of the people who lived in northern Europe when the world was a darker and more frightening place, these 42 authentic folktales were culled from the rich legacy of Norse and German mythology by noted folklorist George Webbe Dasent. They include stories of princes and princesses who have been transformed into animals, trolls, and maneating giants who possess magical powers, and good-hearted, clever y...
By George Webbe Dasent
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications; Dover Ed edition (August 28, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.7 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 2394722
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Just a warning to those fooled by the title: Don't expect to find any mention of Odin of Thor in this book. Rather than mythology, the stories in the book would be more appropriately described as folktales or perhaps even fairy tales. Most involve