Ragnarok by AS Byatt review

By David Larsen In Books

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8th October, 2011
It’s the end of the world as we know it. Does AS Byatt feel fine? “There were versions of this story in which the world, which had ended in a flat plane of black water, was cleansed and resurrected, like the Christian world after the last judgment. But … I found [that] weak and thin compared to all the brilliant destruction. No, the wolf swallowed the king of the gods, the snake poisoned Thor, everything was burnt in a red light and drowned in blackness. It was, you might say, ...

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