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Ragnarok: The End of the Gods

by A.S. Byatt

Paperback £9.99
Published 6th June 2019, 192 pages
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As the bombs rain down in the Second World War, one young girl is evacuated to the English countryside. Struggling to make sense of her new wartime life, she is given a copy of a book of ancient Norse myths and her inner and outer worlds are transformed. Linguistically stunning and imaginatively abundant, Byatt’s mesmerising tale - inspired by the myth of Ragnarok -is a landmark piece of storytelling from one of the world’s truly great writers. The Myths series brings together some of the world’s finest writers, each of whom has retold a myth in a contemporary and memorable way. Authors in the series include Karen Armstrong, Margaret Atwood, A.S. Byatt, David Grossman, Natsuo Kirino, Alexander McCall Smith, Philip Pullman, Ali Smith and Jeanette Winterson.

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Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
by A.S. Byatt

ISBN
9781786894526

Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd

Binding
Paperback

Publication date
June 6, 2019

Dimensions
19.8cm x 12.9cm x 1.2cm

Page count
192 pages