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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Non permettete a nessuno di prendersi gioco di voi, nemmeno per scherzo. All in all, this is a successful book. From this point on, there is tension between Borte Genghis’ first wife and Genghis’ second wife. Of course, if this offer was refused, he would be ruthless to those who refused upon his eventual victory. His characters are realistic and the history is closely matched.

Lords of the Bow Lords of the Bow first edition cover. A leitura foi um pouco mais arrastada do que a do primeiro. Some of the differences are described in an author’s note at the end of the book. 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. The focus character changes often through the chapters – we don’t spend all the time with Genghis.

They meet the age-old enemy the Chin and the battle Leader Genghis Khan continues to sweep all before him showing a vision for an empire that will stand long after he has gone.

Genghis: Lords of the Bow

But Genghis will strike with breathtaking audacity, never ceasing until the emperor himself is forced to kneel. An ass-kicking book review here: In terms of violence, if this were a film, it would have an eighteen rating.


Iggulden doesn’t shy away from portraying the realities Genghis Khan’s conquering swathe across Eurasia, and yet seems to delight in creating likable characters on the receiving side of the Mongol conquest. There is certainly name calling and phases that would be considered insulting in the context of the culture.

Avvincente, crudo a tratti, ha il pregio di unire ad una scrittura scorrevole, Le nostre vite sono come uccelli che volano davanti a una finestra illuminata per poi tornare nel buio.

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. It’s also true that he was clearly the aggressor and that his campaign was offensive rather than lorxs.

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connn Gli uomini lo fanno per vedere chi ha la forza di contrastarli. I have written for as long as I can remember: But not necessarily bloodthirsty. View all 3 comments.

This volume included far more planning a scheming and less fighting. There is a minor sex scene in which sex is implied.

As I stated previously in connn review of that first installment, Iggulden does a superior job of igvulden this complex, enigmatic figure come to life.

Almost everyone has their honour satisfied, except for Temuge, who complains that he was made to kneel. I definitely have a positive opinion of this man’s writing now. Review in Portuguese from Desbravando Livros: I really enjoyed this novel, and historical fiction isn’t usually my thing. Tonight, let no man think of his tribe and mourn. Return to Book Page.

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden – book review

They violence is not as graphic as in the first novels. An Entertaining and Bloody 4 Stars If you don’t know any of the history and likely some mythology surrounding igvulden infamous Genghis Khan, I suggest you pick up these books and start reading now.

Open Preview See a Problem? Your enemies don’t come more dripping with macho-awesomeness than that!! Genghis now takes the united tribes to fight against the Chin.

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Kokchu was interesting, if weird and gross. In the city of Yenking—modern-day Beijing—the Chin will make their final stand, setting a trap for the Mongol raiders, confident behind their towering walls.

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

Not many people can write a good battle scene by good I mean understandable enough for a moron like me to follow. While the relationship with his brothers continues to be explored, the relationship with his own children and wife is not. Iggulden with the god of historical fiction, Bernard Cornwell. Conn has managed to present this phenomenal era of history in a very captivating manner indeed. However, the way the writing co-ordinated simultaneous viewpoints for the attack on Badger Pass was masterful.

When his brother, Temuge, tries to intervene, he is forced to his knees. He does make an effort with the characters, but somehow the whole thing seems Spero che troviate degli uomini di cui potrete fidarvi e che creiate con loro un legame forte e profondo. Lords of the Bow Conqueror 2 by Conn Iggulden. However, the way the writin At times I was disappointed with this book. I suoi fratelli lo affiancano in questa esaltante sfida: Facing them is the arduous crossing of the Gobi desert. Genghis uses his sword to cut the Khan’s thighs, so he cannot stand in return.

Lords of the Bow

Can even the vast horde break an impregnable fortress-city? Before starting this series, I knew next to nothing about Genghis, which shocks and appalls me given his impact on the world. Lords of the Bow picks up a couple years after Birth of an Empire left off.