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The Gory Story Of Genghis Khan

The Gory Story Of Genghis Khan

Aka Don’t Mess With The Mongols

Nayanika Mahtani
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Did the mongols really drink horse’s blood?
What was the one thing that made the mighty Genghis Khan tremble in his boots?
Why did Mongol soldiers wear silk underwear and leather soaked in horse wee?
What made Genghis Khan’s international spy network so super-sneaky? Armed with an intriguing tale, fabulously foul facts, wonderfully wacky illustrations and our time-travelling commentator Yakkety Yak’s appalling jokes, Nayanika Mahtani sets out to explore whether Genghis Khan really was the evil villain that he is often made out to be.
Prepare for a riveting, rip-roaring read-packed with unusual surprises!

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Mar/2017

ISBN: 9780143427759

Length : 208 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

The Gory Story Of Genghis Khan

Aka Don’t Mess With The Mongols

Nayanika Mahtani

Did the mongols really drink horse’s blood?
What was the one thing that made the mighty Genghis Khan tremble in his boots?
Why did Mongol soldiers wear silk underwear and leather soaked in horse wee?
What made Genghis Khan’s international spy network so super-sneaky? Armed with an intriguing tale, fabulously foul facts, wonderfully wacky illustrations and our time-travelling commentator Yakkety Yak’s appalling jokes, Nayanika Mahtani sets out to explore whether Genghis Khan really was the evil villain that he is often made out to be.
Prepare for a riveting, rip-roaring read-packed with unusual surprises!

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Nayanika Mahtani

Nayanika Mahtani once harboured dreams of becoming a stage actor, but she followed the proverbial left side of her brain to do an MBA at IIM Bangalore and became an investment banker. A decade later, she followed her heart to live in Africa. Since then, she's been following the right side of her brain and is now an author and screenwriter. Nayanika's books include Across the Line, Ambushed and The Gory Story of Genghis Khan (aka Don't Mess with the Mongols). She has also recently co-written the story and screenplay for a Hindi film based on the extraordinary life of the mathematical genius, Shakuntala Devi. Nayanika lives in London with her family, their dog, hamster and two goldfish named Sushi and Fishfinger.

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