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Modern-Day Icelanders and Their Viking Past

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 February 2014

Journalist, Michael Booth's timely new book sees the author embark on a revealing and often humorous journey through all five of the Nordic countries to discover the secrets of their success.

Today, Iceland and the part the Viking spirit played in the country's response to the 2008 financial crash.

Reader: Gunnar Cauthery
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

  • Music

    Birthday by The Sugarcubes

    Melodia I by Johann Johannsson


Gunnar Cauthery
Gemma Jenkins
Richard Hamilton
Michael Booth


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