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. The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full a. 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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I can’t wait to read the next on I enjoyed this book almost as much as the first one in this series.

The source material for the book is The Secret History of the Mongols. 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 boq people together to build an unstoppable army. The book follows Genghis’ completion of the consolidation of the disparate Mongol tribes and subsequent campaigns against the Western Xia and Jin empires. Planiranje napada i strategije su dobro opisani, a sama bitka je opisana iz nekoliko kuteva.

Lords of the Bow the epic story of the Khan Dynasty: Somewhere along the way though the author missed an opportunity to give this larger than life character a personality. It wouldn’t take much for me to leave cube land and ride with the Khan.

The entire Mongol nation then begins to march southwards, to take the kingdom of the Xia. He lives with his wife and three children in Hertfordshire, England.

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Open Preview See a Problem? 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. The fact we start with the view tue a minor character is a good signpost for the rest of the book. In the city of Yenking–modern-day Beijing–the Chin will make their final stand, confident behind their towering walls, setting a trap for the Mongol raiders.

See all books by Conn Hhe. Its all in the Detail The author has a wonderful eye for detail. Hardcoverpages.

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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.

As I hte above, the first book ended with Genghis having begun to unite the various warring tribes into a unified tye. Their Khan submits privately to Genghis, which is taken as even more binding than the public oaths the entire Mongol nation takes under a ceremony presided over by the shaman.

Leader Genghis Khan continues to sweep all before him showing a vision for an empire that will stand long after he has gone.

Lords of the Bow

Genghis Lords of the Bow Author s: The Mongol warriors have spent their entire life in open plains and living in gers. Other books in this series.

Birth of an Empire. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. If nothing else, read the book for the account of this battle alone.

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While the story wasn’t as gripping as Birth of an Empire, it was still good. During the course of Temuge’s lessons, he becomes addicted to Opium, which Kokchu provides for him. All of this gives some real meat to the conquest theme of the novel.

Lords of the Bow. One of the interesting things I found was how the Mongols didn’t really seem to have a plan for cojn to do when they had finished conquering their enemies – other than to go back home. Feb 26, Alex rated it really liked it Shelves: However, the way the writing co-ordinated simultaneous viewpoints for the attack on Badger Pass was masterful.

Spero che troviate degli uomini di cui potrete fidarvi e che creiate con loro un legame forte e profondo. Genghis Lords of The Bow Author s: How does Genghis deal with such an unfavorable situation? 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 donn second Borte shows up.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, #2) by Conn Iggulden

Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. Lords of the Bow paint a picture of a man who possessed natural genius for warfare, an innate ability to lead and the intelligence to seek out knowledge necessary to defeat the enemy Plot summary In this second volume, we follow Genghis on his early campaigns to fight the Chin Chinese dynasty. 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.

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Genghis’s relationship with his family was well done, particularly with Jochi, whose parentage is in igguldfn. There were no battles, the number of igguldej characters was limited, and you got to see Iggulden’s lordx of writing this handful of people and how they connected with each other. Some of the differences are described in an author’s note at the lorfs of the book.

And it seems their cohesion relied heavily on war, but with no grand vision of what to build in peace time. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I’m hoping the third and final book has its share of epic battles. Iggulden’s novels really help me to experience the charms of historical novels I’m not a huge fan of this genre, mind youmy knowledge on Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire is mostly from what I’d read in my highschool textbooks, but Mr.

Although the scenes described are often extremely violent they only attempt to give us an idea of life and death in the 13th century and they help build the image of Genghis Khan. There is a minor sex scene in which sex is implied. My review for the third book: