Could have significantly condensed the key points, and supported it with more empirical and cross-sectional references. Too many self-derived conclusions, and the author was particularly hung up about the term "artiste".
The author's reading came across as 'preachy'; could have used a more enlivened reader.
It had interesting ideas that could be further unpacked in a more objective manner. As it stands, the book became a personal pulpit for the author.
Detailed and comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Mongol empire. This book ranks in the top 5 of the audio books I've listened so far.
The principal character - Genghis Khan - was my favourite. How a troubled young boy overcame incredible odds to shape his own destiny as the ruler of the largest empire in history.
Jonathan Davis did an excellent job in narrating the story.
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