John Man is a historian with a special interest in Asia and the nature of leadership. His books, published in over twenty languages, include bestselling biographies of Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan and Attila the Hun, as well as histories of the Great Wall of China and the Mongol Empire. He is fast becoming one of the world's most widely read historians.
"Tremendously entertaining." -- Catherine Nixey * The Times * "Lively." -- Kathryn Hughes * Mail on Sunday * "Man, the enthusiastic historian of Asia, dissect the Amazons with sharp scalpel. Vivid and personal." * The Spectator * "Entertaining, fascinating, intriguing. However they are portrayed, the Amazons appear to have enduring appeal." -- Philip Womack * Literary Review *