A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge ...Encounter bold warriors, courageous women, strength in battle and bravery against the odds. These are the stories of the Viking gods. Drama and action abound as legendary heroes struggle against mighty giants, loathsome beasts, and sinister dwarves - even as they fight amongst themselves. * First published over forty years ago, this edition has sold continuously since. * The subject of myths and legends ties in with the National Curriculum, as does the subject of vikings. * Significant author and one of the best-known retellers.