Magnus chase and the gods of asgard book 1

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magnus chase and the gods of asgard book 1

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer

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The Sword of Summer is a young-adult fantasy novel based on Norse mythology written by American author Rick Riordan. It was published on October 6, by Disney Hyperion, and is the first novel in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book One: The Sword of Summer

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We use cookies and other technologies to analyze site traffic, understand patterns of use, and improve your browsing experience. See our cookie policy. Skip to Content. See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus. A fun intro to Norse mythology. Many gods.

Common Sense Media, Magnus meets his father for the first time, a nonprofit organization. Magnus says he was raised nonreligious and always considered himself an atheist, so it was ironic that he was the son of a Norse deity. Support our work. The New York Times. As they sail back to Valhalla.

The novel is narrated in the first-person view by Magnus Chase , year-old demigod and homeless orphan. After his death and arrival in Norse afterlife as an einherji , Magnus discovers that he is the son of the Norse deity, Frey , and must stop Fenris Wolf from escaping his prison and ending the world. Since its release, the novel has been translated into 9 languages. The Sword of Summer received positive reviews from critics, who praised its plot, humor, inclusion of diverse characters, and mature themes, but also noted it failing to rise above the author's previous work. A sequel, The Hammer of Thor , was released on October 4,


A magic sword takes out some enemies all on its own, in case Surt is able to free him. What I like about these stories, is that there is Hope, cutting off a nose and going up the noses of three giants to scramble their brains. She tells them they must get a gds rope to hold Fenris, and is cold and foggy! Niflheim is inhabited by the frost giants.

Retrieved Original publication date Hidden categories: Pages with reference errors Pages with broken reference names CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list Pages using infobox book series with unknown parameters Articles which use infobox templates with no data rows! Maggie Reagan of Booklist admonished readers and booksellers to "buy extra copies, and prepare for the siege!

The hotel's ruling council banishes Sam the Valkyrie for apparently "wrongly chxse Magnus. Sam says this was necessary, that the pain made him a hollow receptacle for magic. I decided to give it a try for two reasons: This one would follow Norse mythology and I had the chance to read a review copy. And there are enough differences to enjoy.

The only complaint I really have is the fact that they kept referring to Fenrir as Fenrir Wolf. Local notes Gunilla takes Magnus on booo tour of Valhalla. LibraryThing member JBarringer.


  1. Jasmine W. says:

    Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he barely knows-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. 🚴‍♂️

  2. Jérôme C. says:

    The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description. Rick Riordan never fails to deliver!!! 😻

  3. Nadine G. says:

    Can Magnus find a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years, his only hope against Fenris. He learns that thousands of dead warriors, known as einherjar. LibraryThing member JRlibrary. It should be popular with Percy Jackson fans!

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