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Recommended books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Asia Challenge" were written by authors from Mongolia. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

La fin du chant

La fin du chant by Galsan Tschinag FR

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Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
" Claire et solitaire, la voix de la fillette s'élevait, déchirante. Mais la mère, la jument gris bleuté, gardait la posture qui était la sienne depuis la veille : tête baissée, yeux clos ; sa lèvre inférieure touchait presque le poulain mort étendu, rigide, pattes dressées vers le ciel comme les branches d'un arbre mort. L'autre, le poulain vivant, semblait découragé, il n'osait plus s'approcher des mamelles de la mère étrangère. " Des chevaux et des hommes. Sous le ciel de l'Altaï, au milieu des immenses steppes de Mongolie, Galsan Tschinag plante le somptueux et désormais familier décor d'u... continue
Recommended: 25 Jan 2023


The Blue Sky by Galsan Tschinag EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
A boy’s nomadic life in Mongolia is under threat in a novel that “captures the mountains, valleys and steppes in all their surpassing beauty and brutality” (Minneapolis Star-Tribune). In the high Altai Mountains of northern Mongolia, a young shepherd boy comes of age, tending his family’s flocks on the mountain steppes and knowing little of the world beyond the surrounding peaks. But his nomadic way of life is increasingly disrupted by modernity. This confrontation comes in stages. First, his older siblings leave the family yurt to attend a distant boarding school. Then the boy’s grandmother d... continue
Recommended: 03 May 2022


The Gray Earth by Galsan Tschinag EN

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
The acclaimed Mongolian author of The Blue Sky continues his autobiographical trilogy as a young shepherd leaves his ancestral home for boarding school. This powerful, sweeping novel continues the saga of Dshurukawaa, the Tuvan shepherd boy introduced in The Blue Sky. Torn between the onset of visions and pressure from his family to attend a state boarding school, the adolescent attempts to mediate the pull of spirituality and pragmatism, old ways and new. Taken from his ancestral home, he reunites with his siblings at a boarding school, where his brother also serves as principal. Soon he come... continue
Recommended: 03 May 2022

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