Details

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9782911053511
Collection: Routes de la soie
13.5 x 21.5 cm
Weight: 317 gr
Pages: 256
First publication: 01/01/1999
CLIL: 3489
BISAC: LCO004000

Barlas, cavalier de la garde de Gengis-Khan

Cavalier de la garde de Gengis-khan

The plot of this historical novel is set some ten years after the death of Genghis Khan. Barlas and his men, the "Horsemen of the Sky", embark on a perilous and distant expedition. On their way, meetings follow one another: Finnish brigands, merchants and soldiers from Novgorod, and a beautiful captive who will touch the heart of Barlas-bagadour. An avid reader of 19th century French historical novels, a Finnish painter based in Sweden, Pentti Niskanen wrote Barlas in French before translating it into Finnish. In this fresco brushed by small touches, he embraces without any distance - but not without malice - the point of view of his Mongol heroes and literally makes us discover the world through their eyes.

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CONTRIBUTORS' BIOGRAPHIES

Pentti Niskanen

Pentti Niskanen, avid reader of 19th century French historical novels, Finnish painter established in Sweden, the author wrote Barlas in French before translating it into Finnish.