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.
|Published (Last):||24 November 2006|
|PDF File Size:||3.16 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||11.59 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
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 his people together to build an unstoppable army. Spero che iggulfen degli uomini di cui potrete fidarvi e che creiate con loro un legame forte e profondo. I enjoyed this book almost as much as the first one in this series. The way he interacts with his brothers humanizes him a bit and makes him more than a cold military leader.
He lives with his wife and three children in Hertfordshire, England. In this book, we follow Genghis Khan, his brothers and his warrior buddies on a quest to conquer more land across Asia!
There is very little shown in terms of planning and development for these battles. Unfortunately, Iggulden decided to take a more measured and less nut stomping pace to the itgulden, which caused me some initial moments of melancholy.
Lords of the Bow
I really loved the first part of Wolf of the Plainsbut I found myself less drawn-in by the second part. I probably didn’t make it clear in my review of Wolf Of The Plainsthat I felt that a large part of my enjoyment of that book derived from reading it in the steppe. I have found him prior to be a fascinating figure and one that on many levels I admire greatly. Almost everyone has their honour satisfied, except for Temuge, who complains that he was made to kneel.
I really enjoyed the depiction.
Lists with This Book. Facing them is the arduous crossing of the Gobi desert. Lords of the Bow Genghis: Iggulen stuck in one place, the new Nation becomes impatient and tempers flare.
The budding hatred between Joshi and Chagatai sets up elements in the next book.
Genghis: Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, #2) by Conn Iggulden
People Who Read Genghis: I also struggled to understand why we followed Temuge for so much of this story around Baotou, when he didn’t actually do anything other than follow Khasar and feel ibgulden a lot.
A Novel Conqueror series Book 2 Author s: I think I liked Genghis coming of age story in the first book better because we got a real close up view of the man himself and his personal prowess.
Cross Posted to TheLiteraryLawyer. But not necessarily bloodthirsty. Sep 17, Tosh rated it liked it Shelves: While I was aware that he was successful in bringing together disparate Mongolian tribes I was unaware of the sheer ferociousness and determination of these warriors. There were no battles, the number of main gow was limited, and you got to see Iggulden’s skill of writing this handful of people and how they connect I definitely did not enjoy this book as much as the previous one.
Genghis: Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden | : Books
I can’t wait to read the next on I enjoyed this book almost as much as the first one in this series. 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. Good second book continuing the story of Genghis and his brothers.
Solo Ogedai sembrava confuso. To steal women and land? Dec 27, Mark Halse rated it liked it. 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.
We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you lods your new favourite book. Gli uomini lo fanno per vedere chi llrds la forza di contrastarli.
Lords of the Bow known as Genghis: Thanks to the editor of the Chinese translated version of this book and all those footnotes in the text, here we can get some Mogul Lorvs History HarperCollins Iggulfen Ltd Availability: Cornwell’s battles just seem that more in depth. If nothing else, read the book for the account of this battle alone.