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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Iggulden with the god igguldeb historical fiction, Bernard Cornwell. 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.

This volume included far more planning a scheming and less fighting. Though it seems a dated idea now, I began teaching when boys were told only girls were good at English, despite the great names that must spring to mind after that statement. I knew shortly after starting it, that I would not be doing page math. The author points out that the would have likely felt uncomfortable and unsettled with high ceilings, large rooms and slaves.

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Leader Genghis Khan continues to sweep all before him showing a vision for an empire that will stand long after he has gone. The various troubles within his own growing family and in his army as a whole cpnn very well conceived and played out.


It tells how conj developed and improved his assault tactics. However, Iggulden’s breezy style and well-crafted plot quickly drew me in and I found myself hooked again by the unveiling of this incredible historical figure’s momentous life.

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As with the Emperor series before it, Iggulden sometimes strays from historical sources for the purpose of storytelling. Lords of the Bow known as Genghis: Again, perhaps not the best place to expect these things but they would have presented a more well-rounded reading experience on top of the constant riding around feathering motherfuckers and then burning their shit. A bonus to him because it’s hard to delve into Sumerian novels with almost no plot.

Somewhere along the way though the cconn missed an opportunity to give this larger than life character a personality. Now, under Genghis Khan, they have united as one nation, setting their sights on a common enemy: The strategy of the Mongol lordx is fascinating when and how to outsmart their enemy is as much the achievement as the battle itself.

To steal women and land? They are always portrayed as the “villain”, so getting this perspective is an interesting concept. Lords of the Bow Conqueror 2 by Conn Iggulden.


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It’s fast paced and you really can’t stop reading. So, far better then to wait until I was next in the steppe to read the second, right? It does seem that Fascinating insight into the mindset of the world’s greatest conquerer in written history.

Solo Ogedai sembrava confuso. I suoi fratelli lo affiancano in questa esaltante sfida: Your enemies don’t come more dripping with macho-awesomeness than that!!

It’s very well written and in terms of description and sense of place, takes you right there. Conn has managed to present this phenomenal era of history in a very captivating manner indeed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Bones of the Hills. Sieges and battles abound, giving the reader the first look in this series at what the Mongols could do when they were fighting other nations. Iggulden does a good job of putting a human face on Genghis and the Mongols, although I think he may have gone a bit too far. This second installment maintains the high standards of the first.