Genghis: Birth of an Empire (Google eBook)
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys
BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Conn Iggulden's Genghis: Lords of the Bow and Khan: Empire of Silver.
Genghis Khan was born Temujin, the son of a khan, raised in a clan of hunters migrating across the rugged steppe. Shaped by abandonment and betrayal, Temujin endured, driven by a singular fury: to survive in the face of death, to kill before being killed, and to conquer enemies who could come without warning from beyond the horizon.
Through a series of courageous raids, Temujinís legend grew until he was chasing a vision: to unite many tribes into one, to make the earth tremble under the hoofbeats of a thousand warhorses, to subject all nations and empires to his will.
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The author of the "Emperor" books about Julius Caesar (e.g.,The Gates of Rome ) returns with another series, this one based on the life of Temujin, the young man who would one day become Genghis Khan ... Read full review
Enjoyed this book. Had been looking for a good read and found this and read it with much anticipation each time I picked it up. looking forward to the rest of the series. If you enjoy adventure and history you will enjoy this.