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Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden
  

Lords of the Bow

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

If you like Conn Iggulden you might also like to read books by James Forrester, Steven Pressfield and Philippa Gregory.

Synopsis

Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden

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.

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

About the Author

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 his books have now sold globally. Conn lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and four children.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th July 2010

Author

Conn Iggulden

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www.conniggulden.com/

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Publisher

Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780007353262

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