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Meanwhile the tension between his three brothers and his sons continues to mount as they maneuver for power. Fortunately for me, years ago 45 according to the date on my term paper I had researched the Mongols for a college English requirement. Strange rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 03, Vicki Wilson rated it it was amazing. Absolutely incredible, particularly the first one. How Iggulden makes something as bleak as Mongolian life so compelling is beyond me, but he manages it without getting mired in needless detail.
It reads as a pure novel and not an historical novel but after reading the afterword it turns out to have been well researched and to be historically close to reality. The youth of Genghis Khan is an interesting subject.
Conqueror Series Collection: Wolf of the Plains, Lords of the Bow, Bones of the Hills
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Whoever like’s an accurate accounting of a enigmatic leader such as Ghengis Khan this is the book for you. Conqueror, Book 1 Author s: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
The autor try to make a picture of all main caracters regarding the knowledge we have of this part of Ifgulden history.
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This is the way to appreciate the greatness of the Genghis Og and the Mongol hordes Apr 07, Chris Peace rated it it was amazing. I highly recommend it. Jul 12, Concrete Jungle added it. Conn Iggulden is a master at building those ancient worlds and people and sharing them with us.
The way he came to power and how he was able to unite the Mongol tribes is an amazing story.
I enjoyed the story and learned a great deal about the history of Eastern Russia and the way of life of the wandering tribes of the Steppes. They are strong people. I initially read the first in the series ‘Wolf of the Plains’ while spending a month in Mongolia itself on a travel adventure. I read the first one in the space of two days on holiday, and thanks to the power of the Kindle, was able to go straight in to the second instalment and ultimately started on the third in the same week!
However I got a bit bored with the endless killing of brothers, battle tactic descriptions and drinking of butter tea but It was interesting. Lords of the Bow. I haven’t really read much historical fiction before, but I quite enjoyed these books. Wolf of the Plains Author s: I have enormous respect for those who iggulren labour at the chalk-face. His world expands as the story takes in more characters and situations. Birth of an Empire Author s: But i can say that it is worth reading.
Sep 17, Louiza Egan rated it it was amazing.
He is taken back to the tribe where he is tortured, and kept in a pit, in preparation for a ritual murder. Finally, I leave you with just a few of the cohn of Genghis Khan, “Yassa Gengizcani” from my long ago paper to give teh a flavor of the Mongols: A book that was interesting from the very start and hard to put down to do other things.
The allure of riches was the burden of lesser men. In an argument over food, Temujin kills his older brother Bekter, much to his mother’s anguish.
Who said revenge isnt a good motivator? It was during some of his worst times that the image of uniting the warring tribes and bringing the silver people together came to him. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It is in the following battle that Temujin begins to show outstanding tactical abilities, as the Mongols ease to victory. Temujin and Eeluk agree to settle their feud upon victory over the Tartars. I would like to congratulate the author on keeping the types of battles written throughout the series fresh and interesting.