War of the Gods by Poul Anderson

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The story of the great King Hadding is one of the darkest and most violent to come down to us from the old North. Hadding was raised by giants far from his rightful throng, as his father, a Danish King, was slain shortly after Hadding's birth. But the times comes when Hadding feels he must reclaim his legitimate place in the land of the old North. He must endure ferocious battles, the charms of voluptuous Valkyries, and a War of the Gods to rival Armageddon.

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About Poul Anderson

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Poul Anderson was one of the most prolific and popular writers in science fiction. He won the Hugo Award seven times and the Nebula Award three times, as well as the Grand Master Award of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He was author of over a hundred novels and story collections, and several hundred short stories, as well as several mysteries and nonfiction books.
 
Published February 15, 1999 by Tor Fantasy. 308 pages
Genres: History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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So Odin arranges for Njord's avatar to be born in the world of men as Hadding, son of King Gram Skjoldung of Denmark.

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Veteran SF/fantasy writer Anderson (The Fleet of Stars) published his first short story 50 years ago, but he still manages to offer readers something out of the ordinary.

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In War of the Gods, Anderson has retold the legends surrounding Hadding Gramsson, the son of the Danish King Gram and his second wife Signy.

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