The Witch's Heart (Paperback)Genevieve Gornichec (author)
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For fans of Madeline Miller and Jennifer Saint comes a beautifully wrought retelling of Norse mythology as a witch is exiled to a remote forest by Odin and forms an intriguing alliance with the trickster Loki.
Angrboda's story begins where most witch tales end: with being burnt.
A punishment from Odin for sharing her visions of the future with the wrong people, the fire leaves Angrboda injured and powerless, and she flees into the furthest reaches of a remote forest. There she is found by a man who reveals himself to be the trickster god Loki, and her initial distrust of him-and any of his kind-grows reluctantly into a deep and abiding love.
Their union produces the most important things in her long life: a trio of peculiar children, each with a secret destiny, whom she is keen to raise at the edge of the world, safely hidden from Odin's all-seeing eye. But as Angrboda slowly recovers her prophetic powers, she learns that her blissful life-and possibly all of existence-is in danger. Angrboda must choose whether she'll accept the fate that she's foreseen for her beloved family-or rise to remake it.
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm
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