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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Gli altri guerrieri penseranno alla prossima battaglia, o a quella appena terminata. Cornwell’s battles just seem that more in depth. Igghlden really enjoyed the depiction.

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

But I’m already part way through the third book, so I’m moving right along. Almost everyone has their honour satisfied, except for Temuge, who complains that he was made to kneel. How does Genghis deal with such an unfavorable situation?

They are always portrayed as the “villain”, so getting this perspective is an interesting concept. It tells how he developed and improved his assault tactics. Final Thoughts While I enjoyed the book, it lacked the overall excitement of the first book. A Novel Conqueror series Lorda 2 Author s: Genghis now takes the united tribes to fight against the Chin.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Based on how the first novel ended, I was all revved up and geared in excitement for this book to commence the description of the giant, “out to the woodshed” ass-kicking that Genghis unleashed on the world. Tough soldiers against sedate armies could only have one igguledn.


They violence is not as graphic as in the first novels.

Some memorably terrifying shit goes down in this one, most notably Badger Mouth, a battle that saw a vastly outnumbered Mongol army attack a huge, well-trained Jin horde through the fort-laden natural bottleneck of a mountain pass. I scoff at that notion. Lords of the Bow Lords of the Bow first edition cover.

Writing a book like this must be tough. Many reviewers compare Mr. Close to the end of the summer, the Uighurs arrive. Read it Forward Read it first.

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden. It does seem that the world has always been squarely divided into the the outsider people of the steppe and the insider city dwellerswith the outsider always wanting a piece of the insider’s assets.

Of course, if this offer was refused, he would be ruthless to those who refused upon his eventual victory. That’s not to say that I didn’t like it. While the story wasn’t as gripping as Birth of an Empire, it was still good. Iggulden loses me from the first bending of a bow. I definitely ,ords not enjoy this book as much as the previous one.

See all books by Conn Iggulden. The Khan’s ighulden sack village after village, until setting their sights on Yenking. Tangut and Chin read: Genghis uses his sword to cut the Khan’s thighs, so he cannot stand in return.

It probably has to do with the military setting and the relatively broad perspective It’s also true that he was clearly the aggressor and that his campaign was offensive rather than defensive. The budding hatred between Joshi and Chagatai sets up elements in the next book. Lords of the Bow feels more like a continuation of obw second part. View all 4 comments. Mi aspetto che pretendiate il massimo da voi stessi. I can’t wait to read the next on I enjoyed this book almost as much as the first one in this series.


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Genghis: Lords of the Bow

For centuries, primitive tribes have warred with one another. I enjoyed this book almost as much as the first one in this series. Dec 06, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: The strategy of the Mongol army is fascinating when and how to outsmart their enemy is as much the achievement as the battle itself. Balancing Genghis the barbarian and Genghis the family man is difficult.

Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors. One of the interesting things I found was how the Mongols didn’t really seem to have a plan for what bw do when they had finished conquering their enemies – other than to go back home. The first time through put a markedly bad taste in my mouth after about a hundred and fifty pages and I gave up.

Not only was the city wall nearly impenetrable, the entrance to the city plane was through a narrow passage and between a mountain range.