Genghis Khan has built a powerful empire but must battle to retain power over his territories. Testing his sons, he sends them out as generals of various divisions not only to lead the armies but to see which of them has the strength to inherit their fathers position. Action, adventure, blood and gore!
The third novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, following the life and adventures of the mighty Genghis Khan and his descendants Genghis Khan has fulfilled his dream of uniting the many warring tribes of his lands into one great nation. He has taken his armies against the mighty cities of their oldest enemies. Now he finds trouble rising west of the Mongolian plains. His emissaries are being mutilated or killed and his trading gestures rebuffed. He decides to divide his armies to conquer, using his sons as generals and sending them out simultaneously in many directions. As well as discovering new territories and laying waste the cities which resist, Genghis knows that the actions of his generals will help him decide who, from his rival sons and heirs, should succeed him as khan.
Praise for the Conqueror books: 'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction.
'Iggulden!tells an absolutely cracking story!the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent.'
'I felt as if a blockbuster movie was unfolding before me and a blockbuster movie will surely emerge from this. Read the book before Hollywood takes it over '
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||8th July 2010|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,|
Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today; with UK sales topping almost 3 million, Conn has joined the likes of Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett on the A-list of historical novelists. Conn’s previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. An ex-school teacher and adventurer, Conn was the first author to ever achieve a simultaneous no 1 across and fiction and non-fiction charts with Dangerous Book for Boys. Over 7 million copies of ...More About Conn Iggulden