It’s set 866 – 876.
The story is fiction — but historical characters are included.
It’s very violent.
This story introduces Uhtred Ragnarson, born a Saxon then kidnapped by raiding Danes who raise him from age 11, teaching him how to be a warrior. …
I might continue to book 2 in the long series. The character of Uhtred Ragnarson is entertaining.
BBC announced that production would begin in autumn 2014 on a television adaptation, to be titled The Last Kingdom.
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I watched the start of season 1.
But I’d say the TV series Vikings is better.