Conn Iggulden is the author of Genghis: Birth of an Empire, the first novel in the series, as well as the Emperor novels, which chronicle the life of Julius Caesar. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Iggulden, coauthor of the Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, Book 2) – Kindle edition by Conn Iggulden. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. For centuries, primitive tribes have warred with one another. Now, under Genghis Khan—a man who lives for battle and blood—they have united.

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As the price for this support, Genghis promises the Khan of the Uighars that he will march against the Xia, and the Uighars will receive the assorted libraries of the conquered people. Another character of note introduced in this book is Kokchu, a shaman who smells of blood and is very self-serving. So, far better then to wait until I was next in the steppe to read the second, right?

Inspired by Your Browsing History. Gli altri guerrieri penseranno alla prossima battaglia, o a quella appena terminata. In fact, I had some reservations about the quality of the writing but it just about managed to keep me engaged and the narrative afloat.

Moves at great pace and, whilst there have been some historical liberties, it is a great read. It’s at the end of the prologue we’re given the big clue as to the main theme of this book; Genghis is gathering his people together to build an unstoppable army. Also publishes under author name C. He has nearly mastered the art of writing because he knows what to write and how to write it.


Stay in Touch Sign up. Jan 06, Rachel rated it it was amazing. Mar 25, Pages Buy. Iggulden makes the siege of Bw and the battle of Badger Mouth pass sweaty-palmed page turners.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

HarperCollins Publishers Limited Availability: Having crossed the desert the Mongol hordes attempt to take the kingdom of Xi Xia, the Mongols inexperience in igguulden craft shows when they are held at bay by the walls of Xi Xia, the division between the kingdom of Xi Xia and the Chin empire is also highlighted at this time.

At times I lkrds have been conj on the plains with Genghis and Kachiun and Khasar I’m looking forward to reading the final volume in the trilogy about this larger than life historical figure. This was a gripping page-turner. Mi aspetto che pretendiate il massimo da voi stessi. Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors.

There are several other discussions related to sex but overall they are not graphic.

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On their adventures they come across the leader of the Blue Tong a criminal fraternitywho helps Ghengis’ brothers in exchange for a promise that he will be leader of his city after it is conquered by the Mongols. This books starts off with Genghis completing his subjugation of the Mongol tribes under his banner before marching on his hated enemies, the Chin, and we end at the walls of Yanjing Beijing There are a lot of large set piece battles this book, but most notable was the battle of Badger Mouth where the Mongols bypassed the choke point by climbing what the Chin thought were impassable peaks – especially in winter.


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Close to the end of the summer, the Uighurs arrive. Even though this is dealing with people from a different age, the relationships boww ring true and have an emotionally realistic quality. I made it through the first couple of chapters but eventually I was forced to give up.

There are scenes in which a character is abusive to a woman that are mildly graphic. Unfortunately, Iggulden decided to take a more measured and less nut stomping pace to the narrative, which caused me some lorde moments of melancholy.

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I haven’t read a book in which I was told how a character is feeling about something in every sentence since I don’t know when – certainly not as an adult. View all 6 comments. Mar 25, Pages. The author paints a credible picture of Genghis Khan’s temperament and psychological tendencies in his decision-making processes and in his dealings with his family, his tribesmen and his enemies.