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 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.
'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'
'Iggulden weaves an entertaining tale of this world of men,swords, bows and the call of war and the plains'
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2008
Publisher: 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