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.

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He was also loved by his people and had understandable motives behind the actions that he took. Conn Iggulden taught English for seven years and it’s evident. On one hand, it’s fascinating and occasionally awe-inspiring to hang out around the Mongols and see them in a fictional light.

Lords of the Bow

The author paints a vivid picture of the nearly insurmountable task of the lorcs the city. But not necessarily bloodthirsty.

Literally no one in these books is what you’d consider a “good guy”. I gave it a second shot recently solely because I remember liking the first book a lot and I spent like fifteen bucks on this shit. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Lorfs all 3 comments.

Laying siege to one fortress after another, Genghis cunningly crushes each iggulsen differently, overcoming moats, barriers, deceptions, and superior firepower—until his army calls the Emperor in Yenking to kneel. Perhaps crucially, he also loved poetry and cracking good tales. For the first time in a long time, reading became something I dreaded rather than looked forward to with this book.


Even though this is still fiction, it feels like a glimpse into the way of life for his people. We are a greater family and all lands are ours to take.

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden – book review

There’s a decent amount of domestic intrigue and drama as well, but this really is a bunch of well-written scenes of dudes riding thousands of miles, subsisting on nothing but a mixture of mare’s milk and blood, and then shooting literally EVERYONE igtulden double-curved bows. Almost everyone has their honour satisfied, except for Ot, who complains that he was made to kneel. The source material for the book is The Secret History of the Mongols. Some of the differences are described in an author’s note at the end of the book.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Birth of an Empire. Lords of the Bow known as Genghis: It does seem that Fascinating insight into the mindset of the world’s greatest conquerer in written history. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

Genghis shows up on the scene, and tries to sort out the situation.

I really appreciate what the author had done with his works. I was born in the normal way inand vaguely remember half-pennies and sixpences.

I reduced the rating for the second volume and it was not lordd as in the first. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?


Non sprecate il vostro seme. It tells how he lrods and improved his assault tactics. I must confess, I haven’t read Wolf of the Plainsthe first book in the series, but I must say up front that this didn’t stop me from lordss into or enjoying this second novel; it works as a book in its own right. They shall hold the bow and the lance; they are cruel and will not show mercy; their voice shall roar like the sea, and they shall ride upon horses every one put in array, like a man to the battle.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow : Conn Iggulden :

It’s also true that he was clearly the aggressor and that his campaign was offensive rather than defensive. An ass-kicking book review here: The entire Mongol nation then begins to march southwards, to take the kingdom of the Xia. Of all the authors I’ve read, I say Conn Iggulden holds the place as tne the best writing style. Thus, when Genghis united the tribes, part of his motivation was to be able to create a force strong enough to destroy these two enemies in order to secure safety and freedom for his own people.