Æ Rhinegold à Download by Æ Stephan Grundy

Æ Rhinegold à Download by Æ Stephan Grundy Rhinegold is one of those epic books that you wait to tackle until you have the energy and the time for a major project The book gets off to a very slow start, slowly building up background information for a couple hundred pages, until Grundy introduces the main characters and the book starts to feellike a novel than a history book reciting a litany of Norse myths.
The book takes its material from the Norse Volsunga Saga, The Ring of the Nibelung and the Eddas We ve seen the same story in a number of other places, including Wagner s famous ring cycle and even The Lord of the Rings.
Though Rhinegold feels like a Ph.
D thesis that has evolved into somethingentertaining, the end result is pretty satisfying Though filled with incredible details, it s still a very engaging and readable story It follows Sigimund, his twin sister Sigilind, and t This is a VERY long book It s over 800 pages in about size 10 font for the paperback version In fairness, it was originally meant to be three seperate novels that were all crammed into one If you have any interest in Norse mythology, particularly the legend of Sigurd, I highly recommend this book It covers the legend from beginning to end and really makes the characters come alive.
Long time since my last re read of this book Nice to see that it holds up quite well I still feel that the first 2 3 are the best There are some really strong female characters in this book Grundy s use of the saga is beautiful and incorpates runes and lore.
Herausragendes Fr hmittelaltereposStephan Grundy ist ein wunderbares Werk gelungen Er hat es perfekt geschafft, die Gratwanderung zwischen Phantasyroman und Quellentreue zu bestehen Aus einem sehr tiefen Verst ndnis der urspr nglichen Quellen beschreibt er die Geschichte rund um das Rheingold also wie es zu dem Drachen kam, wie es zu Sigfrid kam und wie es den Burgundern Ungl ck brachte Von einem historischen Roman unterscheidet er sich insofern, als er die nordische G tterwelt immer mitwirken l sst, wie es in den urspr nglichen Quellen ja auch der Fall ist Von einem Phantasyroman unterscheidet er sich dadurch, dass er sehr stark an der Realit t der Geschichte bleibt.
Am Besten beschreibt man diesen Roman vielleicht so Wenn ein Schriftsteller mit den heutigen Techniken in der damaligen Zeit aufgewachsen w re, dann w rde er die Geschi Rhinegold is one of those epic books that you wait to tackle until you have the energy and the time for a major project The book gets off to a very slow start, slowly building up background information for a couple hundred pages, until Grundy introduces the main characters and the book starts to feellike a novel than a history book reciting a litany of Norse myths.
The book takes its material from the Norse Volsunga Saga, The Ring of the Nibelung and the Eddas We ve seen the same story in a number of other places, including Wagner s famous ring cycle and even The Lord of the Rings.
Though Rhinegold feels like a Ph.
D thesis that has evolved into somethingentertaining, the end result is pretty satisfying Though filled with incredible details, it s still a very engaging and readable story It follows Sigimund, his twin sister Sigilind, and t This is a VERY long book It s over 800 pages in about size 10 font for the paperback version In fairness, it was originally meant to be three seperate novels that were all crammed into one If you have any interest in Norse mythology, particularly the legend of Sigurd, I highly recommend this book It covers the legend from beginning to end and really makes the characters come alive.
Long time since my last re read of this book Nice to see that it holds up quite well I still feel that the first 2 3 are the best There are some really strong female characters in this book Grundy s use of the saga is beautiful and incorpates runes and lore.
Herausragendes Fr hmittelaltereposStephan Grundy ist ein wunderbares Werk gelungen Er hat es perfekt geschafft, die Gratwanderung zwischen Phantasyroman und Quellentreue zu bestehen Aus einem sehr tiefen Verst ndnis der urspr nglichen Quellen beschreibt er die Geschichte rund um das Rheingold also wie es zu dem Drachen kam, wie es zu Sigfrid kam und wie es den Burgundern Ungl ck brachte Von einem historischen Roman unterscheidet er sich insofern, als er die nordische G tterwelt immer mitwirken l sst, wie es in den urspr nglichen Quellen ja auch der Fall ist Von einem Phantasyroman unterscheidet er sich dadurch, dass er sehr stark an der Realit t der Geschichte bleibt.
Am Besten beschreibt man diesen Roman vielleicht so Wenn ein Schriftsteller mit den heutigen Techniken in der damaligen Zeit aufgewachsen w re, dann w rde er die Geschi First, I need to be fair and state that I m not a fan of Germanic Norse mythology Rhinegold hasn t changed that I was hoping to find a compelling story that brought these myths to life, but that s not what I found here There is nothing intrinsically wrong with Grundy s prose, the book was a fine read It s just that the characters weren t brought to life, their motivations remained hazy and the justifications for their actions not real to me.
The Norse gods are cruel and capricious, creating heroes only to destroy them for no good reason why d they even bother creating a line of heroes then The characters I enjoyed most were the evil misunderstood Hagan, and the brief life of the unpronounceable minor hero Sin This is dense and fascinating book It offers a fictionalized yet entirely possible view of the legend of Sigifrith the Volsung and the Ring of the Nibelung It is not an easy read by any means but once I finished the book I was glad I did Grundy researched this legend and the history of the time and created a compelling, complex and captivating tale.
Proudly Dedicated To Both J R R Tolkien And Richard Wagner, Rhinegold Is A Tour De Force That Will Enthrall Devotees Of Either Master Of Magic, Casting A Fascinating New Light On The Stories They Have Told What The Mists Of Avalon Did For Celtic Culture, Rhinegold Does Magnificently For Its Nordic Counterpart Sweeping The Reader Into The Stark, Sensuous, Exuberant World Of North European Myth And Saga, Rhinegold Tells The Story Of Two Warrior Lines Whose Destinies Are Interwoven Throughout Seven Generations By The Mighty God Wodan The Saxon Clan Of The Walsings And The Burgundian Gebicungs Are Bound Together Not Only By The Wyrd Of The Gods But By The Hoard Of Gold Shimmering Beneath The Waters Of The Rhine The Treasure Will Become The Spark Of Bloodshed And The Destroyer Of Dynasties And It Will Bring The Great Hero Sigifrith Fame And Power As He Slays The Dragon Fadhmir To Become Its Rightful Ownerand Bring Him To His Doom Stephan Grundy S Bold Strokes Paint A Vast Canvas The Europe That Lay North Of Imperial Rome In Its Decline A Continent Caught In Change, As War Bands Harried Its Coast And Stormed Across Its Plains, Tracing The Whorls Of Fate Written In Runes On The Misty Borders Of The Otherworld Its Landscape Is One Of Howling Snows And Golden Summertide Loves Of Trollcraft And Blood Oaths Of Proud Ships, Roistering Mead Halls, Enchanted Sunrises, Werewolves, And Dazzling Valkyries An Epic Of Heroism And Betrayal, Mysticism And Witchery, Incest And Tragedy, Rhinegold Breathes Life Into An Age Of Unequaled Grandeur A Novel That Brings Intimacy And Poignancy To The Tumult Of Legend, It Is A Reading Experience That Will Haunt One S Imagination Forever An excellent retelling of the Sigur mythos perhaps better known as Wagner s Ring Cycle by a scholar in the field This book is actually three full novels published as one each covers different generations of the W lsungs, descendants of Wotan the Burgunds, their sometimes allies sometimes enemies and the race of Nibelungs and their stolen hoard of gold The 3rd book even includes the story of the families later connections with Attila Wonderful details about ancient cultures and customs, along with top notch writing, make this a not to be missed read for any enthusiast of Northern European history or culture.
Vielleicht mein Lieblingsroman basierend auf der Edda Version der Nibelungensage.
I lived rather than read Rhinegold It is so richly textured, its characters so compelling, it sunk into me and played out in dreams.
I groaned or screamed at characters when they frustrated me, feared for them when they were in trouble, wept when everything was hopeless.
As well as achingly real characters, Rhinegold combines history, magic and drama into a fascinating story that starts with the origins of the Walsings.
We follow Sigimund and his twin sister Sigilind on a perilous, fated journey towards destiny that forever seems to close in on characters like a vicious net Sigimund and Sigilind drew me into their story, into their lives so much so that I found it hard to throw off emotions churned up after reading their chapters We follow Sigifrith, Sigimund s son, a No



This is dense and fascinating book It offers a fictionalized yet entirely possible view of the legend of Sigifrith the Volsung and the Ring of the Nibelung It is not an easy read by any means but once I finished the book I was glad I did Grundy researched this legend and the history of the time and created a compelling, complex and captivating tale.
First, I need to be fair and state that I m not a fan of Germanic Norse mythology Rhinegold hasn t changed that I was hoping to find a compelling story that brought these myths to life, but that s not what I found here There is nothing intrinsically wrong with Grundy s prose, the book was a fine read It s just that the characters weren t brought to life, their motivations remained hazy and the justifications for their actions not real to me.
The Norse gods are cruel and capricious, creating heroes only to destroy them for no good reason why d they even bother creating a line of heroes then The characters I enjoyed most were the evil misunderstood Hagan, and the brief life of the unpronounceable minor hero Sin An excellent retelling of the Sigur mythos perhaps better known as Wagner s Ring Cycle by a scholar in the field This book is actually three full novels published as one each covers different generations of the W lsungs, descendants of Wotan the Burgunds, their sometimes allies sometimes enemies and the race of Nibelungs and their stolen hoard of gold The 3rd book even includes the story of the families later connections with Attila Wonderful details about ancient cultures and customs, along with top notch writing, make this a not to be missed read for any enthusiast of Northern European history or culture.
Vielleicht mein Lieblingsroman basierend auf der Edda Version der Nibelungensage.
I lived rather than read Rhinegold It is so richly textured, its characters so compelling, it sunk into me and played out in dreams.
I groaned or screamed at characters when they frustrated me, feared for them when they were in trouble, wept when everything was hopeless.
As well as achingly real characters, Rhinegold combines history, magic and drama into a fascinating story that starts with the origins of the Walsings.
We follow Sigimund and his twin sister Sigilind on a perilous, fated journey towards destiny that forever seems to close in on characters like a vicious net Sigimund and Sigilind drew me into their story, into their lives so much so that I found it hard to throw off emotions churned up after reading their chapters We follow Sigifrith, Sigimund s son, a No

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