Vainamoinen's Kalevala

Vainamoinen's Kalevala : Being a New Presentation of Finnish Myth

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This takes place in the context of the Arheled series, being narrated by several characters from said series. It is a retelling of the Finnish mythological epic, the Kalevala, from the mouth of Vainamoinen himself. Here are revealed the fascinating myths of the balsam from which Man was brewed, the singing of the world, the forging of the sky, and the adventures among mortals of the demiurgic heros. Chief among them is Vainamoinen, the eternal wisdom-singer, and his brother the master craftsman Ilmarinen, and their chief adversary is Ilmarinen's mother-in-law, the terrible witch Louhi, possessor of the magic grinder named the Sampo.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151429401X
  • 9781514294017
  • 2,385,772

About James Farrell

James Farrell is a local stonemason, farmer and writer in NW Connecticut. He has constructed mythologies for New England and redacted both Norse and Finnish mythologies, among his many literary undertakings. Currently his written works total 100, though this number will likely change as the years pass. Homeschooled, he is known to local children as "Wizard" and is chiefly renowned for being the only person in town to wear a straw hat in summer.show more