The hero in the nordic folklore

The second thing I did when I arrived to Norway was to buy a book (the first thing I did was to eat in huge amounts). I came into a little book shop placed in the Oslo-Gardemoen airport and I saw a little book titled “Norwegian Folk Tales”, and what can I say except I loved it? It’s a very kind reading, for they’re mainly tales, but it contains a very interesting foreword in which we can see the conception of the nordic hero.

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