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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Of course, if this offer was refused, he would be ruthless to those who refused upon his eventual victory. I’m not quite sure what it is about these books that I like so much, but there is something about them that grabs me and pulls me in. 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.

Lords of the Bow Conqueror 2 by Conn Iggulden. He lavishly rewarded those who fought with him and took care of the families of those who died in battle. 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.

At times I was disappointed with this book. Birth of an Empirebut I think that was more a result of my fussy, unreasonable expectations than any patent failure of quality in the text itself.

To steal women and land? Laying siege to one fortress after another, Genghis called upon his cunning and imagination to crush each enemy in a different way, to overcome moats, barriers, deceptions, and superior firepower—until his army faced the ultimate test of all.


Whether this is the dive in quality after the first book that I imagine it to be I don’t know but it’s bad enough to make sure I don’t read any of the others in the series.

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.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

The story is there and I do enjoy following Genghis Khan rise to conquer the world. Language – 2 There is very little use of what the average reader would consider traditional adult language. Genghis Lords of The Bow Author s: Genghis Khan continues uniting the Mongol tribes and takes them across the Gobi Desert into the lands of the Chin.

Tenete le mani a posto e considerate il desiderio alla stregua di ogni altra debolezza. In the first book, we followed Genghis from his formative, early years through the moment when he begins uniting the iggulen Mongol tribes under his rule of manliness.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Now, I admit, that may not be a perfect justification for starting an aggressive war or even as good as say Jul 13, Pages Buy.

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Looking for beautiful books? To ask other readers questions about Genghisplease sign up. Dec 24, Mizuki rated it it was amazing. Another great volume in this saga. Hamilton or Wilbur Smith. Thankfully I really liked it this time! Other books in the series. For centuries, primitive tribes have warred with one another.

If that iggukden 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. As such, the battle scenes are appropriately long, tense and bloody.


The author does a great job bringing the characters to life in a believable fashion. They are anxious to be off, but he is determined to wait for the Khan ivgulden the Uighur to show up with the five thousand soldiers he wishes to have. Tangut and Chin igguldenn All of this gives some real meat to the conquest theme of the novel. I thought the first of his Rome series was really bad, but after a weird start with this one I’m certainly on board with the Mongol series The Mongol warriors have spent their entire life in open plains and living in gers.

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I don’t know, a bit dispassionate or disconnected. I definitely did not enjoy this book as much as the previous one. I have written for as long as I can remember: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A band of 60, mongol warriors, newly formed in a community that violated the ancient tribal of governance of lodrs Mongol people, set themselves against and ancient and advanced civilization.

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Lords of the Bow

Conn Iggulden taught English for seven years and it’s evident. There are several other discussions related to sex but overall they are not graphic. For someone that was so affected by his relationship with his own father, I am interested in Genghis the Father and husband.

He’s conh funny at times, afraid of his two wives becoming closer.