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'Why do some books simply take off while others, arguably better written languish on shelves? Nevermore appears to be the next Harry Potter, if we are to believe the press, falling into the first category.' (Introduction)
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'Kevin Crossley Holland has a new collection of of Norse Myths published and a striking work it is : a thing of strength and wonder, but what has taken my fancy in particular is his introduction in which he refers to the myths as brilliant, fast moving, ice-bright stories. Equally melodramatic is his explanation of why myths were created and why we should still be reading them: They try to explain how humans are as we are and how things came to be. The tell us about ourselves and out world, but through the lens of imaginative story telling, coloured by the beauty and expanse and extremes of the icy fiery landscape where they originated.' (Editorial)