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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I feel like there could be some more insightful interaction between the cast members.

Lords of the Bow

This books starts off with Genghis completing his subjugation of the Mongol tribes under his banner before marching on his hated enemies, the Chin, and we end at the walls of Yanjing Beijing There are a lot of conj set piece battles this book, but most notable was the battle of Badger Mouth where the Mongols bypassed the choke point by climbing what the Chin thought were impassable peaks – especially in winter.

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Not only was the city wall nearly impenetrable, the entrance to the city plane was through a narrow passage and between a mountain range. Also, I would have liked a bit more cultural information about not only the Mongols but the different Chinese nations in the book.

The efforts that Genghis army took to besiege the city and fight the army was extraordinary. HarperCollins Publishers Limited Availability: Iggukden source material for the book is The Secret History of the Mongols. I make an effort to give you the information so you can make an informed decision before reading. I think what I loved so much, initially, about the series was the relationships between the characters.


There is certainly name calling and igulden that would be considered insulting in the context of the culture. For someone that was so affected by his relationship with his own father, I am interested in Genghis the Father and husband.

View all 6 comments. Eventually the Xia kingdom capitulates and Genghis wins a princess of the city as his bride as well as many other spoils of war. Iggulden je izbjegao ponavljanje i opisivanje opsada svakog grada i fokus stavio na epsku bitku za glavni grad carstva Jin.

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. Also, the end of this book is very gratifying.

My review for the first book: However, even that was for the purpose of encouraging future enemies to willingly surrender. After Iggulden spent so much lorda in the last one building up the character of young Genghis Kahn – and making him sympathetic – there was surprisingly little personal development here. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He was not trained in leadings massive armies of warriors and was trained in tactics used by small raiding parties.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Subedei also makes his appearance early on in the book, and he was a character I was waiting for. Devoured it over two nights. All of this gives some real meat to the conquest theme of the novel. Kokchu was interesting, if weird and gross.


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

My mother is Irish and from an early age she told me history as an exciting series of stories — with dates. Avrete mogli e amanti a tempo debito.

Solo Ogedai sembrava confuso. The strategy of the Mongol army is fascinating when and how to outsmart their enemy is as much the achievement as the battle itself. View all 3 comments. The author maintains as much of the historical fidelity as possible and fills in the gaps where needed. Non sprecate il vostro seme. Refresh and try again. Hardcoverpages. Iggulden is so good at what he does, his books are like a film – with professional actors.

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If that sounds interesting to you, check it out–but don’t miss the first Genghis book, which is one of the few coming-of-age stories not only tolerated but liked. He gains Genghis’ trust and starts to teach Temuge the ways of a Shaman.

Another character of note introduced in this book is Kokchu, a shaman who smells of blood and is very self-serving. Sep 15, Paul A. Now, under Genghis Khan, they have united as one nation, setting their sights on a common enemy: Lords of the Bow Author s: I don’t know, a bit dispassionate or disconnected.