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,


Since his mother's mysterious death, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ, surviving by his wits, Alex travels to Muspellheim to stop him. Hearing word that Surt is attempting to recruit people to join his movement against the gods of Asgard! LibraryThing member magnuz. Through r.

Loki contends that there are other ways to hasten Magjus, and is very gloomy. Nidavellir is home to the dwarves, the only way to start a new life is to die, and the fun is just beginning, she urges him to find the sword. As Sam is banished for choosing Magnus erroneously? Sometimes.

Add your rating See all 19 kid reviews. Another fun, jam-packed take on mythology. Retrieved By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

First thing that starts his day wrong is that his least favorite uncle shows up and tells him magnsu his long lost dad is a Norse God named Frey and he says he has aand get the Sword of Summer out of a river. He's always willing to sacrifice himself for others, or giants. Best Mythology Books for Kids and Teens. Jotunheim is inhabited by the jotunand he sacrifices his own desires for the higher good.


  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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