By Conn Iggulden
From the writer of the bestselling the damaging ebook for Boys
BONUS: This version includes an excerpt from Conn Iggulden's Conqueror.
The nice Khan is dead--and his gigantic empire, solid via uncooked braveness, tactical brilliance, and indomitable strength, hangs within the stability. Now, with the sons of Genghis Khan maneuvering for supremacy, the very characteristics that united the fierce Mongol tribes threaten to rip them apart.
Genghis's difficult and canny inheritor, Ogedai, is at the verge of turning into the recent Khan. Inexplicably, Ogedai has not on time his coronation to accomplish a venture many deem a folly: the construction of Karakorum, a powerful urban amid the wild plains. His determination emboldens his smug brother Chagatai to violently problem him, leaving their noble sibling Tolui stuck among them. but at the same time they conflict, the Khan's armies expand his succeed in farther than ever sooner than, into southern China and around the rugged mountains of Russia to the susceptible middle of Europe, the place the main brave warriors the West instructions watch for the arrival onslaught.
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