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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Review quote “A triumph of historical fiction.

Their Khan submits privately to Genghis, which is taken as even more binding than the public oaths the entire Mongol nation takes under a conh presided over by the shaman. Sopra ogni cosa, rispettano il successo. Feb 22, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: His wife, Borte, was an important figure in the first book and she was the reason he made many of his early decisions.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They are still very interesting but I can’t help comparing Iggulden’s battle descriptions with Bernard Cornwell.

Close to the end of the summer, the Uighurs arrive. No trivia or quizzes yet. Once I finally accepted that I was better able to relax and enjoy it. Le nostre vite sono come uccelli che volano davanti a una finestra illuminata per poi tornare nel buio. Lords of the Bow the epic story of the Khan Dynasty: The Mongol warriors have spent their entire life in open plains and living in gers.


In my opinion, this really disappears once you finish the aforementioned first part of the first book. My second issue was with the battle scenes. After his tribe bkw destroyed, Kokchu is given a year to live and prove his worth to his new master: Iggulden makes the siege of Yenking and the battle of Badger Mouth pass sweaty-palmed page turners.

It’s gripping and you just have to see what happens next. Genghis shows up on the scene, and tries to sort out the situation.

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Review in Portuguese from Desbravando Livros: Lords of the Bow feels more like a continuation of that second part. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Can even the vast horde break an impregnable fortress-city? Gli altri guerrieri penseranno alla prossima battaglia, o a quella appena terminata. Sep 17, Tosh rated it liked it Shelves: Genghis Lords of The Bow Author s: Not only was the city wall nearly impenetrable, the entrance to the city plane was through a narrow passage and between a mountain range.


This gives the book lorss roomy quality, which is a very good thing with a story with the epic nature of the insanely widespread Mongol conquests. Final Thoughts While I enjoyed the book, it lacked the overall excitement of the first book.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

Voi dovrete pensare alla nazione che un giorno potreste guidare. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers uggulden over 50 million reviews. While I was aware of the story of his childhood and his early years, I knew very little of his exploits as a war chieftain. Jochi certainly grabbed my sympathy. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of There were no battles, the number of main characters was igguldeh, 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.

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