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Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Audiobook

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor

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Publisher's Summary

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon - the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost; it has fallen into enemy hands.

If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki - and the price he wants is very high.

©2016 Rick Riordan (P)2016 Penguin AudioBooks

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    Mel 27/10/2016
    Mel 27/10/2016
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    "Loved it"

    Rick Riordan's stories are getting better with every book. This instalment is well written, exciting and spot-on in every respect. I particularly like the inclusion of increasingly diverse characters. Although these teens face supernatural dramas, they have their fair share of normal, teenage issues as well.

    My only complaint is that the narrator spoke way too fast. I slowed it down to 0.8 and that was just about right. He also had a really annoying accent, however that is probably a personal bias - I always find American narrators difficult to listen to.

















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  • P. Cleary
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    21/10/16
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    "Brilliant"

    Loved the story, just brilliant. one dislike I preferred the previous voice reader from book one.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Catherine L.
    21/11/16
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    "Read too fast"

    It may just be me but I feel the narrator reads too fast at x1 speed, if you slow it down it's too slow. I couldn't find a happy median and so found the story rushed and not the relaxing listen that I hoped for. Although the story itself is well written and enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Edward J Borastero
    Cheddar
    3/11/16
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    "Great Story, Bad Pronunciation By Narrator"
    What did you like most about Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor?

    Loved the story line, also the gender fluid story ark was very thought provoking.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I dislike the narrators pronunciation or norse words, this alone was the only drawback of the book


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Death is only the start


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Robert
    3/11/16
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    "Rick Riordan is a great writer"

    I have loved every book of his I have read can't wait for the next one

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Zachary
    24/10/16
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    "A great continuation"

    I was hooked from the start to the very end (that cliffhanger). It was great to see the characters relationships develop and the implication of new ones was perfect. Had a very modern appeal with gender fluid characters. Difficult to explain in word how much I enjoyed it, and I am already impatiently waiting for the next instalment.

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  • Robert
    23/10/16
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    "Not his best work"

    Not his best Work by any stretch of the imagination.
    I was hoping it would have been better giving his previous works unfortunately this not case.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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