New book! Ever since I found out in the first year of my course that Tolkein had reworked Medieval literture and devoured his Orfeo and Gaiwen the Green Knight, I had wanted to explore this branch of his writing further. This was released in that very year, 2009, but with the volume I had to read I have waited… until now.

The poems in this volumeThe New Lay of the VolsungsandThe New Lay of Gudrunare derived from ancient Norse mythology.