By Conn Iggulden
From the writer of the bestselling The risky booklet for Boys
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Conn Iggulden's Khan: Empire of Silver.
From Conn Iggulden, number one bestselling writer of six historic epics and coauthor of the foreign sensation the damaging ebook for Boys, comes a powerful new paintings of fiction. right here, the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan, stalked via enemies noticeable and unseen and suffering from a divided family members, leads a sprawling strength of horsemen past the world in their recognized international. he'll carry a hurricane to Arab lands and face the armies of the shah in all their strength.
From the fierce chilly plains of Mongolia to the Korean Peninsula, Genghis’s brothers, sons, and commanders have made emperors bow, slaughtering titanic armies of struggling with males. yet as Genghis enters a wierd new land of towering mountains and arid wasteland, he stirs an enemy more than any he has met prior to. less than his command, Shah Ala-ud-Din Mohammed has millions of fierce Arab warriors, teeming cavalry, and terrifying armored elephants. while Genghis moves, the Arabs turn out their mettle. at the verge of defeat, Genghis is compelled to depart his personal significant encampment, and the ladies and kids in it, within the course of an enraged, savage enemy.
whereas the Mongols—men, girls, and children—fight again, as mystery assassins are despatched into the evening, one other conflict is taking form. of Genghis’s sons, Jochi and Chagatai, are steeped in enmity. Warriors make a choice from them, and a assassin commits an unspeakable crime. quickly the main strong guy on this planet, who has introduced devastation to this land, needs to decide on a successor. And whilst he does, it is going to contact off the main sour clash of all.
In a singular that levels from the fertile lands of the Chin to the airborne dirt and dust and rock of Afghanistan, Conn Iggulden weaves the epic tale of history’s such a lot enigmatic conqueror —those who feared him, those that defied him, and people whose bones he left in the back of.
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