As well as discovering new territories, exacting tribute from conquered peoples, laying waste the cities that resist, Khan's policy is also a way of diffusing the rivalries between his sons and heirs and working out who should succeed him.
This is a compelling listen. With each book, you are left longing, even more, for the next.
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this should never have been abridged. The abridged version of the book misses out far too much important detail and leaves a lot of questions remaining. For example the relationship with Genghis's shaman is completely omitted. My advice is: a book well worth listening to, but not this abridged version, unless you are in a hurry to find out what happens!!!
"Good but not that good"
This audio book starts well and is a good listen until the extremely disappointing ending, not having read the book I don?t know if this is the Author or what appears to be more likely the terrible hash made by the editing to make this an abridged version.It is a great story if you dont mind the missing detail and a ending which leaves you thinking that you have missed a chapter.
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