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Raiders from the North ushers in a bold, panoramic new historical series that tells the unknown story of the Moghul emperors, chronicling the rise and fall of one of the most powerful, opulent, and glittering dynasties in history.
Descended from the legendary Tamburlaine, the Moghuls rose out of Central Asia in the 16th century. Raiders from the North tells the astounding story of their young king, who led his warriors against rampaging armies and ruthlessly ambitious enemies to found an empire that would dominate the continent. Full of action, drama, and character, with epic battles, incredible journeys, and lives ravaged by treachery, this is the perfect book for fans of fast-paced tales of adventure during some of the most tumultuous eras in history.
©2010 Alex Rutherford (P)2010 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"A totally absorbing narrative filled with authentic historical characters and sweeping action set in an age of horrifying but magnificent savagery." (Wilbur Smith, New York Times best-selling author of River God)
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By Jim "The Impatient" on 09-08-12

History Lesson

As I listened to this book, I was thinking how would I describe the writing. I thought that it sounded similar to a history text book, that you would have in middle school. Then I read about the author. Alex Rutherford is a pen name for a married couple who have written many non-fiction books.

Non-fiction is what this reads most like. It seems it was based on a real man who wrote the first autobiography in Islamic literature. If you read it like a text book then you will learn about life at this time and place, but for entertainment it is lacking.

May I suggest that you read Conn Iggulden's Genghis series, starting with Genghis: Birth Of An Empire. It is a great book and a great series. You can not go wrong with Iggulden.

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By Kristine on 12-29-10

Heh

It was okay, I thought the story was a bit stale in many parts. I would not download again best to look elsewhere

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3 of 5 people found this review helpful

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