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. Iggulden, coauthor of the megaseller The Dangerous Book for Boys, continues his masterful series on Genghis Khan (following Genghis: Birt. 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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Another great volume in this saga.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. There were still moments here and there that I enjoyed between characters, like Genghis and his brothers or Genghis with his sons particularly his relationship with Jochior the half a second Borte shows up.

My mother is Irish and from an early age she told me history as an exciting series of stories — with dates. Almost everyone has their honour satisfied, except for Temuge, who complains that he was made to kneel. Unfortunately, Iggulden decided to take a more measured and less nut stomping pace to the narrative, which caused me some initial moments of melancholy. My second issue was with the battle scenes.

Many reviewers compare Mr. I suppose the one thing igguldn links all those is the love of a good tale. In these early years, Genghis was able to use his force of 60, warriors and the Chinese belief that the Mongol Tribes were weak and disorganized, to its full advantage. Conn Iggulden taught English for seven years and it’s evident.

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Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Such a powerful historical figure should have jumped off the pages, and yet what little time is spent in his point of view is pretty dull. I can’t wait to read the next one. They are anxious to be off, but he is determined to wait for the Khan of the Uighur to show up with the five thousand soldiers he wishes to have.

I think what I loved so much, initially, about the series was the relationships between the characters.

Lists with This Book. Read it Forward Read it first. But Genghis will strike with breathtaking audacity, never ceasing until the Emperor himself is forced to kneel. They are still very interesting but I can’t help comparing Iggulden’s battle descriptions with Bernard Cornwell. The Gates of Rome, Emperor: Genghis’ general Subutai https: Looking for beautiful books?

Having crossed the desert the Mongol hordes attempt to take the kingdom of Xi Xia, the Mongols inexperience in siege 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.

Moves at great pace tje, whilst there have been some historical liberties, it is a great read. The Conqueror Series by Conn Iggulden. He cared about his people deeply, and they in turn cared deeply for him. Review in Portuguese from Desbravando Livros: Refresh and try again.

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Genghis Khan comes from over the horizon, a single Mongol warrior surrounded by his brothers, sons, and fellow tribesmen. Iggulden is so good at what he does, his books are like a film – with professional actors. A Novel Conqueror series Book 2 Author s: Genghis now takes the united tribes lordds fight against the Chin.

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igguden A bonus to him because it’s hard to delve into Sumerian novels with almost no plot. Lords of the Bow first edition cover. We are a greater family and all lands are ours to take. So, far better then to wait until I was next in the steppe to read the second, right?

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Anyone logds in Genghis and the other Khans should give this series a shot, especially if you’re interested in the actual execution of their conquests and their almost unbeatable military machine. Review quote “A triumph of historical fiction. We rule wherever we are placed. Empire of Silver Conn Iggulden.

Jan 06, Rachel rated it it was amazing.

O ritmo melhora da metade pro final. He lordss helped by the young Tsubodaiwho is rewarded later in the book. The author does a great job bringing the characters to life in a believable fashion. I don’t know, a bit dispassionate or disconnected.

Lords of the Bow

Please try again later. The strategy of the Mongol army is fascinating when and how to outsmart their enemy is as much lorxs achievement jggulden the battle itself. This was a gripping page-turner. Though certainly not perfect, I certainly think Gene Roddenberry should have received a bottom-smacking for placing such a great leader in this motley group: Under the name Genghisthe protagonist unites the Mongol tribes, finally defeating the last alliance against his rule.