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6 popular mongolian books
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.


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Cielo azul by Galsan Tschinag ES

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Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
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El origen de todo son los sueños... pero nadie puede conocer nuestros sueños, ni los buenos ni los malos. Sólo se le pueden contar al viento y escupir tres veces después. Así empieza la historia que cuenta un niño de Mongolia. Tiene un sueño malo: sueña que su perro, Arsylang, está enfermo y que se muere. El niño crece y su mayor deseo es poseer un rebaño propio y una tienda en la estepa para vivir con su abuela. Pero las cosas salen de manera distinta... La novela recrea maravillosamente la niñez del protagonista y la vida de los pueblos nómadas mongoles en la estepa, su dura lucha por la sup... continue

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La fin du chant by Galsan Tschinag FR

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" 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
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The Blue Sky by Galsan Tschinag EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
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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

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The Gray Earth by Galsan Tschinag EN

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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

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The Green Eyed Lama by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, Jeffrey Lester Falt EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Mongolia flag Mongolia
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"THE GREEN-EYED LAMA" IS THE BEST NOVEL EVER WRITTEN ABOUT MONGOLIA" (JACK WEATHERFORD)THE FIRST MONGOLIAN NOVEL EVER PUBLISHED IN THE WEST!AN AWARD-WINNING, DECADE-LONG BESTSELLER IN MONGOLIA.The year is 1938. The newly-installed communist government of Mongolia, under orders from Moscow, has launched a nation-wide purge. Before it ends, nearly a tenth of the country's population will be murdered.A young nomadic herds-woman named Sendmaa falls in love with Baasan, a talented and handsome Buddhist lama. Baasan resolves to leave the priesthood and marry Sendmaa, but her scheming neighbor persua... continue


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