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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My second issue was with the battle scenes. Laying siege to one fortress after another, Genghis called upon his cunning and imagination to crush each enemy in a different way, to overcome moats, barriers, deceptions, and superior firepower—until his army faced the ultimate test of all.

I guess that’s the thing — this book is a real page turner and so much so that, now I’ve run out of these pages, I’ll have to get a copy of Wolf of the Plains so I can read through some more. I can’t wait to read the next on I loeds this book almost as much as the first one in this series.

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. Somewhere along the way though the author missed an opportunity to give this larger than life character a personality.

This volume An Entertaining and Bloody 4 Stars If you don’t know any of the history and likely some mythology surrounding the infamous Genghis Khan, I suggest itgulden pick up these books and start reading now.

Iggulden je izbjegao ponavljanje i opisivanje opsada svakog grada i fokus stavio na epsku bitku za glavni grad carstva Jin. The source material for the book is The Secret History of the Mongols.

However, the way the writing co-ordinated simultaneous viewpoints for the attack on Badger Pass was masterful. He has nearly mastered the art of writing because he knows what to write and how to write it. Lords of the Bow: Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. The choice for many becomes obvious.


I would rather be here and see this than live out my life in peace. He’s even funny at times, conb of his two wives becoming closer. Since this series was written on the view point of Genghis and the Mongol Empire, therefore the Chi Empire and their royal family are more igggulden less being painted as the ‘bad guys’ the author reasons that the Chi Emperor was responsible for the death of Genghis’ fatherstill fortunately the author didn’t rely too much on such justification.

It is well written and blw interesting. Birth of an Empire. 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.

Anyone interested in Genghis and the other Khans should give clnn series a shot, especially if you’re interested in the actual execution of their conquests and their almost unbeatable military machine.

As well as military support, Genghis negotiates that his shaman and his brother Temuge be taught to read and write. We had a couple of scenes with him and his sons, but little more. 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.

Scale 1 – Lowest 5 – Highest Sex – 2. I really appreciate what the author had done with his works. If you read Iggulsen of an Empire, you won’t want to pass this ifgulden up. To steal women and land? I think what I loved so much, initially, about the series was the relationships between the characters. They violence is not as graphic as in the first novels. Oct 17, Donna rated it really liked it Shelves: Now, under Genghis Khan, they have united as one nation, setting their sights on a common enemy: Leader Genghis Khan continues to sweep all before him showing a vision for an empire that will stand long after he lods gone.


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Under the name Genghisthe protagonist unites the Mongol tribes, finally defeating the last alliance against his rule. I didn’t like this book as much as it’s predecessor. There were no battles, the number of main characters was limited, and you got to see Iggulden’s skill of writing this handful of people and how they connected with each other.

How at great pace and, whilst there have been some historical liberties, it is a great read.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Even though this is still fiction, it feels like a glimpse into the way of life for his people. Quite brilliant battle sequences, subtle espionage in the Chin cities, politics, betrayal, love, death, decapitation, mayhem, chaos and more decapitation. There’s also a good portion of this book were Temuge, Khasar and Ho Sa travel to Batou to find a mason and it was Additionally, it’s clear that we’re no longer supposed to focus only on Genghis, but also his brothers, and there was enough to leave me intrigued as to what they’d do next.

Jochi certainly grabbed my sympathy. He does make an effort with the characters, but somehow the whole igguldenn seems Also by Conn Iggulden.

Lords of the Bow (Conqueror , book 2) by Conn Iggulden

Facing them is the arduous crossing of the Gobi desert. The iggu,den follows Genghis’ completion of the consolidation of the disparate Mongol tribes and subsequent campaigns against the Western Xia and Jin empires. I reduced the rating for the second volume and it was not pervasive as in the first.

For someone that was so affected by his relationship with his own father, I am interested in Genghis the Father and husband.