The Mongoliad: The Foreworld Saga, Book 1 : Mongoliad

  • by Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, E. D. deBirmingham, Erik Bear, Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo
  • Narrated by Luke Daniels
  • Series: Mongoliad
  • 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the late 19th century, a mysterious group of English martial arts aficionados provided Sir Richard F. Burton, well-known expert on exotic languages and historical swordsmanship, a collection of long-lost manuscripts to translate. Burton’s work was subsequently misplaced, only to be discovered by a team of amateur archaeologists in the ruins of a mansion in Treiste.
From Burton's translations and the original source material, the epic tale of The Mongoliad was recreated. The story chronicles the journey of a small band of warriors and mystics as they fight to save Europe from the Mongol invasion of the thirteenth century. It also exposes the secret workings of powerful clandestine societies that have been driving world events for millennia.
This fascinating and enthralling first novel in The Mongoliad trilogy fuses historical events with a gripping fictional narrative. Co-written by Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, E. D. deBirmingham, Mark Teppo, Joseph Brassey, Erik Bear, and Cooper Moo, The Mongoliad: Book One is an unforgettable epic.


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Good story - but

This is a really good story with interesting characters. It gives an insight into what people must have felt when faced with the news that the Mongols were coming. I have to take two stars off for the way the story just stops in the middle. It's not really even a cliff hanger, no one climbed a cliff, they were just telling the story and stopped. I think marketing is getting in the way of art here. I'll by the second book because I have faith in the writers and like the production but it's not a strong faith. I'll let you know.
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- Daniel

terrible ending

What disappointed you about The Mongoliad?

I think anyone who purchased this book should get the next part free, if they want. It didn't come to any conclusion at ALL. I mean did they just run out of paper or was it only suppose to be so many pages long. I'm am used to fantasy names , but this book was extremely hard to follow. Don't waste your time.

Has The Mongoliad turned you off from other books in this genre?

I have listen to other books by multible aurthors (like the Choplin Manuscript = excellent) but this one just did not click.

What three words best describe Luke Daniels’s voice?

I like Luke Daniel's voice but he can't do anything for a bad story to begin with.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?


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- daniel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-24-2012
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio