Recommended reading list:      J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit,     J.R.R. Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings,     Brain Bates - The Real Middle Earth,      Piers Anthony - Battle Circle,     Snorri Sturluson - The Prose Edda Tales from Norse Mythology,     Stephanie Dalley - Myths from Mesoptomia,     Andy Orchard - The Elder Edda:A book of Viking Lore.                 Recommended Listening List:     Blind Guardian - At the Edge of Time,     Tyr - By the Light of the Northern Star,     Grave Digger - The Clans will Rise Again,     Storm Warrior - Heading Northe,     Firewind - The Premonition,     Rebellion - The Iceland Sagas Volume I-III,     Minotaurus - The Lonely Dwarf,     Skiltron - The Highland Way.