Genghis: Birth of an Empire

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Random House Publishing Group, 2010 - Fiction - 400 pages
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys

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, Temujin's 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

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Great book and second series from Conn! Reading the synopsis, this seems to be the same book as Wolf of the Plains, just with differing titles.

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About the author (2010)

Conn Iggulden is the author of Genghis: Birth of an Empire, the first novel in the series, as well as the Emperor novels, which chronicle the life of Julius Caesar: Emperor: The Gates of Rome, Emperor: The Death of Kings, Emperor: The Field of Swords, and Emperor: The Gods of War, all of which are available in paperback from Dell. He is also the co-author of the bestselling nonfiction work The Dangerous Book for Boys. He lives with his wife and three children in Hertfordshire, England.


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