The Literature Thread

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Alvin Flummux
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Location: Wilmington, OH, USA

PostRe: The Literature Thread
by Alvin Flummux » Mon May 21, 2018 12:07 am

Moggy wrote:
Gemini73 wrote:
Rex Kramer wrote:
Gemini73 wrote:On a recommendation by my father I've just begun Wolf of the Plains by Conn Iggulden.

"Wolf of the Plains is a historical novel from English author Conn Iggulden. It is the first book in the Conqueror series based on the Mongols of the Asian steppes"

The main focus centres around Ganghis Khan. Only a few chapters in, but it's really good so far.

As an accompaniment I'd suggest Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast series on the Mongols. Well worth a listen.

Cheers, I'll check it out

You will not go wrong there, Dan Carlin’s Wrath of the Khans is fantastic.

Add some Mongolian throat singing into the mix and you're set.

:wub: I bought their album on the strength of that performance. Wonderful stuff.

One day, I know we'll meet again, under the Iron Sky...
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Tragic Magic
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Location: Leicester

PostRe: The Literature Thread
by Tragic Magic » Sun May 27, 2018 11:25 pm

Anyone have any Yakuza fiction they would recommend? I'm really in the mood for something like that but I've never heard of any good examples. Reading the final Witcher book at the minute so it would be good to read something completely different.

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