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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A man who lived for battle and blood, Genghis leads his warriors across the Gobi Desert and into a realm his people had never seen before—with gleaming cities, soaring walls, and canals.

While the story wasn’t as gripping as Birth of an Empire, it was still good. I would rather be here and see this than live out my life in peace.

In the city of Yenking—modern-day Beijing—the Chin will make their final stand, setting a trap for the Mongol raiders, confident behind their towering walls.

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The Mongol warriors igulden spent their entire life in open plains and living in igguleen. Anything else can be taken from him, but never that. 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 I gave it a second shot recently solely because I remember liking the first book a lot and I spent like fifteen bucks on this shit. Genghis’ general Subutai https: Solo Ogedai sembrava confuso.


Lords of the Bow

Feb 21, Brian Turner rated it really liked it Shelves: The first book shifted POVs frequently lodds focused on other characters however whole chunks of this book barely mention ol’ Temujin for chapters! My great-grandfather was a Seannachie, so I suppose story-telling is in the genes somewhere.

A bonus to him because it’s hard to delve into Sumerian novels with almost no plot. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. My review for the first book: Published March 25th by Delacorte Press first published January 2nd 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: The Gods of War, all of which are available in paperback from Dell.

Oakhill Publishing Limited Availability: And I have to admit that I’m having trouble recalling a lot of it to even write a review. Hardcoverpages. Mi aspetto che pretendiate il massimo da voi stessi.

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden – book review

We rule wherever we are placed. Another great volume in this saga. I taught English for seven years and was Head of English at St.

Violence – 4 Violence is a major theme in the book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In one incident, Genghis’ brother Khasar is forced to defend his honour against the sons of a lesser Khan. Avvincente, crudo a tratti, ha il pregio di unire ad una scrittura scorrevole, Le nostre vite sono come uccelli che volano davanti a una finestra illuminata per poi tornare nel buio.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Also in The Khan Dynasty. Also, I would have liked a bit more cultural information about not only the Mongols but the different Chinese nations in the book.


Once I finally accepted that I was better able to relax and enjoy it. It tells how he developed and improved his assault tactics.

I scoff at that notion. Unfortunately, Iggulden decided to take a more measured and less nut stomping pace to the narrative, which caused me some initial moments of melancholy.

I thought the first of his Rome series was really bad, but after a weird start with this one I’m certainly on board with the Mongol series After his tribe is destroyed, Kokchu is given a year to live and prove his worth to his new master: In the meantime, I’m still interested enough to see how this series develops, so I’ll be returning to it again soon enough.

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However, the way the writin At times I was disappointed with this book. All of the secondary characters have their own sub plots, which work well in increasing the tension throughout and providing at times an almost Arthurian intrigue.

I must confess, I haven’t read Wolf of the Plainsthe first book in the series, but I must say up front that this didn’t stop me from getting into or enjoying this second novel; it works as a book in its own right.

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