This series of books is nothing short of superb fiction woven around notable historical events. I am actually truly sad that there are only two books left in the series for me to enjoy. Yet I can never wait to read the next instalment of Uhtred's adventurous and heroic life. If you as a reader are looking to enrich your life, I would definitely recommend the Last Kingdom series by Bernard Cornwell.
Jonathan Keeble IS Uhtred.
The series is told from an aged, battled hardened, warlord that is recounting his memories of his life and the changes that shaped & changes his world, his country, and himself.
His voice is harsh, scratchy, and coarse from the years of shouting battle cries. Screaming for the men who row his battle ship to freedom from Danes and Norse that would attack, kill them, and steal any valuables they might.
Jonathan Keeble IS the voice of Uthrad that is retelling his life.
The other narrators simply don't have the sound, the cadence, or life experiences to be Uthred of Bebinberg