Review: Viking Fire – Justin Hill

The most Viking of Vikings

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Review: The Last Viking by Berwick Coates

The Last Viking by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the story of how you really want 1066 to finish. After this battle - stop. Harold and the English win the battle of Stamford Bridge, see off the last Viking challenge. Nothing else happens. Everyone lives happy ever after. If you’ve read anything about the 1066 … Continue reading Review: The Last Viking by Berwick Coates

Review: The Last Conquest

The Last Conquest by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars A thoroughly enjoyable, maybe slightly alternative look at the possibilities surrounding the first couple of weeks of the Norman Conquest, leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings. It is a novel, so fiction, but thanks to the fiction and non-fiction reading … Continue reading Review: The Last Conquest

Review: King's Man

Viking. King's Man by Tim Severin My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is in essence, a different look at the Viking 'swords and shields' books that I like reading so much (Robert Low, Giles Kristian, etc). If you're simply after swords and shields and bucket-loads of bloody raping and pillaging, this isn't for you. This is … Continue reading Review: King's Man