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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby Elenia » Sun Jun 26, 2016 5:01 pm

I really quite liked Hirka's time in the teahouse, even if it was all a bit too descriptive for me. But it was just the calm before the storm. I'll admit, I read a bit farther than I should... Surely I'm not the only one? I couldn't leave Hirka hanging like that (although I still don't know what happens to her)! I'll spoil you just a little bit: Urd is already in deep shit. Possibly even too late for damage control!

Same amount of chapters this week?
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Postby Brun Ugle » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:01 pm

Elenia wrote: I'll admit, I read a bit farther than I should... Surely I'm not the only one?



Nope, you're not the only one. I'm in the middle of the third book. I'm not going to say anything because I don't want to spoil it, but this series has a lot of surprises.
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby Elenia » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:28 pm

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Elenia wrote: I'll admit, I read a bit farther than I should... Surely I'm not the only one?



Nope, you're not the only one. I'm in the middle of the third book. I'm not going to say anything because I don't want to spoil it, but this series has a lot of surprises.


I'm so excited! I may have also read a lot more pages than I ought...
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby steyyan » Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:43 am

I also find the term embling interesting. I suppose it's a reference to the "Adam and Eve" of Norse Mythology. Ask og Embla (Wikipedia)
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Postby Elenia » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:11 am

steyyan wrote:I also find the term embling interesting. I suppose it's a reference to the "Adam and Eve" of Norse Mythology. Ask og Embla (Wikipedia)


Thanks for the link, it's super interesting! I didn't know about these two figures :)
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby steyyan » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:21 am

I suggest we read up to and including Tyrinn this week. It'll be about the same load as last week (~920 'locations' on my e-reader, roughly 50 pages).
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby Elenia » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:58 am

steyyan wrote:I suggest we read up to and including Tyrinn this week. It'll be about the same load as last week (~920 'locations' on my e-reader, roughly 50 pages).


I completely agree! I meant to suggest doing that last night but I didn't because... er... I was too busy reading :lol: I have already read all the way to Tyrinn and then a few chapters past :oops: I won't read any more this week though!

(In case you didn't realise already - it's really gripping! I won't say anything but my heart was in my throat pretty much the entire time!)
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Postby Brun Ugle » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:06 am

steyyan wrote:I also find the term embling interesting. I suppose it's a reference to the "Adam and Eve" of Norse Mythology. Ask og Embla (Wikipedia)



That was my conclusion too. Mennskr, odinsbarn and embling all seem to mean human.
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby Brun Ugle » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:07 am

Elenia wrote:
steyyan wrote:I suggest we read up to and including Tyrinn this week. It'll be about the same load as last week (~920 'locations' on my e-reader, roughly 50 pages).


I completely agree! I meant to suggest doing that last night but I didn't because... er... I was too busy reading :lol: I have already read all the way to Tyrinn and then a few chapters past :oops: I won't read any more this week though!

(In case you didn't realise already - it's really gripping! I won't say anything but my heart was in my throat pretty much the entire time!)



Just wait til you get to the second book. That was really exciting.
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Re: Nordic Book Club : Odinsbarn

Postby Elenia » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:37 am

Brun Ugle wrote:
Elenia wrote:
steyyan wrote:I suggest we read up to and including Tyrinn this week. It'll be about the same load as last week (~920 'locations' on my e-reader, roughly 50 pages).


I completely agree! I meant to suggest doing that last night but I didn't because... er... I was too busy reading :lol: I have already read all the way to Tyrinn and then a few chapters past :oops: I won't read any more this week though!

(In case you didn't realise already - it's really gripping! I won't say anything but my heart was in my throat pretty much the entire time!)



Just wait til you get to the second book. That was really exciting.


I can't wait! I might have to go into town today and see if the bookshop has the second book! (They had the first and the third last time I was there)
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