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Book Review of The Last Kingdom (Saxon Chronicles, Bk 1)

The Last Kingdom (Saxon Chronicles, Bk 1)
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What a swash-buckling book this is! I was hooked from the start and couldn't wait to read what would happen next. If you like the TV show "Vikings" you will love this book. Our hero is taken at only 10 years old and grows up loving his adopted Viking life yet cannot let go of his original English heritage. His inner struggles, joys, growth and basically learning to "go with the flow" attitude allow him the life all young men dream of - overcoming all obstacles and loving the rough world around him. Weaving history with a lovable protagonist and action packed story, this is simply great writing!