Vikings is a book writing about the history, mythology, and the Rune Stones of these well know pirate raids. It begins with explaining where the word ‘Viking’ originates from and how it all started. These raiders and plunders sure did have a life of their own and I was happy to read and learn more about them. My knowledge about these people was, to be honest, limited. However, after reading this book, I believe that I can actually strike up a conversation with someone and even lead the talk.