'The Last Kingdom': England vs. the Vikings

Cover of Bernard Cornwell's epic novel 'The Last Viking'

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to author Bernard Cornwell about his book The Last Kingdom, a historical novel about the near-demise of England at the hands of the Danish Vikings in the 9th century AD.

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