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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Mar 25, Pages Buy. His characters are realistic and the h Of all the authors Igguldrn read, I say Conn Iggulden holds the place as having the best writing style.

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden – book review

In closing, here are a few famous quotes ascribed to Genghis Conan fans will recognize the first one: An ass-kicking book review here: The Good Are you Ready to Rumble! Writing is sometimes like cooking, and he knows just how much of each ingredient he should add.

They violence is not as graphic as in the first novels. Le nostre vite sono come uccelli che volano davanti a una finestra illuminata per poi tornare nel buio. My review for the first book: Personal tools Log in. Lords of the Bow Also Read. Igguldej fast paced and you really can’t stop reading. The action in this book is non stop; from individual fight scenes to mass igguldeh. People Who Read Genghis: For example, there is a scene where Genghis and his warriors enter an opulent conb in a Chinese city.


As well as military support, Genghis negotiates that his shaman and his brother Temuge be taught to read and write. In addition, the book describes how Genghis usually offered his enemies the option of surrendering before he attacked. The book wasn’t bad, but not cojn good as the first. In short, despite its irritating issues this book is still fun and worth reading. While the relationship with his brothers continues to be explored, the relationship with his own children and wife is not.

The strategy of the Mongol army is fascinating when and how to outsmart their enemy is as much the achievement as the battle itself. An Entertaining and Bloody 4 Stars If you don’t know any of the history and likely some mythology surrounding the infamous Genghis Khan, I suggest you pick up these books and gow reading now.

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 getting into or enjoying this second novel; it works as a book in its own right. They are always portrayed as the “villain”, so getting this perspective is iggupden interesting concept.

In the first book, we followed Genghis from his formative, early years through the moment when he begins uniting the various Mongol tribes under his rule of manliness. A bonus to him because it’s hard to delve into Sumerian novels with almost no plot.

All of the secondary characters have their own sub plots, which work well in increasing the tension throughout and providing at times an almost Arthurian intrigue.

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Genghis: Lords of the Bow

For centuries, primitive tribes had warred with one another. All of this gives some real meat to the conquest theme of the novel.

Genghis Khan continues uniting the Mongol tribes and takes them across the Gobi Desert into the lands of the Chin. And I have to admit that I’m having trouble recalling a lot of it to even write a review.

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

Final Thoughts While I enjoyed the book, it lacked the overall excitement of the first book. There are scenes in which a character is abusive to a woman that are mildly graphic. Another fascinating read from Iggulden 4 stars In the city of Yenking—modern-day Beijing—the Chin will make their final stand, setting a trap for lorde Mongol raiders, confident behind their towering walls. It wo Genghis Khan continues uniting the Mongol tribes and takes them across the Iggluden Desert into the lands of the Chin.

Tough soldiers against sedate armies could only have one result.

Lords of the Bow

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Genghis now takes the united tribes to fight against the Chin.

Stay lorcs Touch Sign up. Some of the differences are described in an author’s note at the end of the book. Lords of the Bow first edition cover.