A jolly ride.
We all share human foibles no matter our place in history or society.
Great introduction to classic French writing. My first audio Voltaire was a real treat.
I would listen again because it is easy to follow and intriguingly told. It is revealed in themes, rather than in strict chronological order, so it draws you in. I listen while at the gym, exercising my brain while I work on the body.
Jack Weatherford puts Mongolian history into perspective in an reasoned and logical way. The narrator Jonathan Davis breathes life into characters and an empire that other imperial nations have sought to diminish. I was completely ignorant of this area of history. The Mongol empire planted many seeds of liberal socialism for large communities which have been adopted in Europe and beyond.
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