Lords of the Bow

by Conn Iggulden

Part of the Conqueror Series

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The follow up to Wolf of the Plains following the life of Genghis Khan as he matures from the young warrior of the previous book to the great conqueror he must become. A powerful and fascinating story of a mesmerising historical figure.

 

The Conqueror series
1. Wolf of the Plains
2. Lords of the Bow
3. Bones of the Hills
4. Empire of Silver
5. Conqueror

Lords of the Bow Synopsis

The action-packed second novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, bringing to the epic story of Genghis Khan brilliantly to life The Mongol tribes have gathered to swear an oath of loyalty to Genghis Khan, who will unite the warring tribes into one nation. But the task is formidable. Genghis is determined to travel to Chin lands and attack the long-term enemy. The distances make it a difficult task even for a people used to travelling to survive. But the greatest challenge is to find a way of fighting wars against a settled urban population, with complex fortifications unlike any the nomadic Mongolians live in. Genghis must also reconcile the restless factions among his own generals and mediate between his ambitious brothers. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands. Now he must learn to be the great leader of many different races and religions and fulfil his dream of uniting these people into one tribe.

Lords of the Bow Press Reviews

'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction'
Daily Mirror

'Iggulden tells an absolutely cracking story!the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent'
The Times

'Iggulden weaves an entertaining tale of this world of men,swords, bows and the call of war and the plains'
Daily Express

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ISBN: 9780007353262
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007201761
Publication date: 02/01/2008
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007353262
Publication date: 8th July 2010
Author: Conn Iggulden
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical fiction,

About Conn Iggulden

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 ...

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