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Against Walls by Bryn  Hammond
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Jan 07, 2013

really liked it
bookshelves: 2013-challenge, historical-fiction-medieval

What to say about this book? Covering "Genghis" Khan's life from birth to his election as Khan, this wonderful omnibus is a delight to read.

Bryn Hammond makes the Mongol peoples spring to life as you read about them. Dry witted, whimsical, a thorough delight from page to page.

The sort of book not to read on public transport as you are liable to become so engrossed in it that you will miss your stop.

I highly recommend it to people who are interested in Genghis Khan, history of the steppes, and anyone who wants a roaring good read.
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Reading Progress

January 7, 2013 – Shelved
January 9, 2013 – Started Reading
January 9, 2013 –
0.0% "Looking good so far. :)"
January 9, 2013 –
0.0% "Really enjoying this one."
January 10, 2013 –
0.0% "This just keeps getting better!"
January 14, 2013 –
0.0% "Really enjoying this. Well written. The writer's dry wit shines through."
January 14, 2013 –
0.0% "Sign of a good book. You nearly miss your stop because you are so engrossed in it. This is one of those books."
January 16, 2013 – Shelved as: 2013-challenge
January 16, 2013 – Shelved as: historical-fiction-medieval
January 16, 2013 – Finished Reading

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