Maria Navamuel Navamuel itibaren Custer City, OK 73639, Birleşik Devletler
Mongol invasions have largely been forgotten in the West. Europe was lucky that the Mongol invaders never turned their attention westward, as they devastated everything that they passed through. Tamberlane laid waste to any city that opposed him in the 14th and early 15th centuries. He often didn't even spare civilians. His troops would make towers out of thousands of skulls. Tamberlane was a brilliant tactician, and he never lost a battle. He scared the mighty, Indian war elephants with burning camels, and they turned around and trampled the Indian army. He routed the Ottoman Empire, and he could have easily swept through Europe. Luckily, he decided to invade China and plunder its wealth instead. Tamberlane grew old, and he died on his way to China. Immediately afterward, his family started fighting among itself and his might empire crumpled. This book covers a largely forgotten time in history, but I didn't find it particularly the most interesting reading.
Three words: Amazing, Incredible and Genius!
I liked that she tried to be zippy about her own heartbreaking event but it put a distance to the whole thing - not that I necessarily want the author to wallow or anything, but little touches like using the initials of her ex and her son just kept me at a remove. On the other hand, I give kudos to anyone who admits that they still love someone who doesn't love them and details the messy back and forth of the end of a relationship - it's never a clean break. And my library copy was heavily, heavily underlined...so it was useful to someone!