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I love historical fictions, they give you a front row seat into how our world was shaped while breathing life into long dead people.

In an argument over food, Temujin kills his older brother Bekter, much to his mother’s anguish. The boyhood of Khan was marked by death and dislocation. Added by 10 of our members. Want to Read saving….

Wolf of the Plains

Temujin and Eeluk agree to settle their feud upon victory over the Tartars. Non-stop carnage and manly Mongol raping and pillaging. To ask other readers questions about Conqueror Series Collectionplease sign up. Aug 20, Tom rated it it was amazing.

It was such an amazing igghlden Available from these sellers. I have no words. It is titled Genghis: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Tartars respond by sending armies to crush the new menace. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

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What really resonated with me his his simplistic view. Refresh and try again. Jul 14, T. Birth of an Empire Conqueror series Book 1 Author s: Finally, I leave you with just a few of the laws of Genghis Khan, “Yassa Gengizcani” from my long ago planea to give you a flavor of the Mongols: I haven’t really read much historical fiction before, but I quite enjoyed these books.


Igtulden ordered this book for a friend to read and if is currently starting the third book himself. Languages Svenska Edit links. I am currently reading the second book in the series. I initially read the first in the series ‘Wolf of the Plains’ while spending a month in Mongolia itself on a travel adventure.

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Showing of reviews. I taught English for seven years and was Head of English at St. This is the brand new novel from the No. It’s a gift and one I hope he continues to share with us all for a long, long time. Iggulden manages to immerse the reader in the stinky, cold, short lives of the wandering Mongol tribes, with a minimum of modern cultural pollution.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The narrative follows the early life of Temujinthe second son of Yesugeithe khan of the Mongolian “Wolves” tribe. I gobbled up the first three books in the series and was happy that there were more. Temujin returns to the Olkhunut to claim his wife Borte. A Novel The Khan Dynasty. The book, surprisingly, is essentially historically correct but certainly adds a breath of fresh air by allowing the imagination run as wild as the horses it describes.

If you’re looking for an historical war epic that will transport you to another time, then you have got to read this! It is the first book in the Conqueror series based on the Mongols of the Asian steppes. Sep 01, John Wilf rated it really liked it. My mother is Irish and from an early age she told me history as an exciting series of stories — with dates.


How Iggulden makes something as bleak as Mongolian life so compelling is igulden me, but he manages it without tbe mired in needless detail. Fortunately for me, years ago 45 according to the date on my term paper I had researched the Mongols for a college English requirement. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Conn Iggulden does a fair job of explaining the harsh cold, snow and ice that had to be traversed by the Mongols, but until you can see the topography, it is difficult to imagine.

Open Preview See a Problem? The number of characters is never overwhelming and you become emotionally invested in their lives. Having successfully gathered all the Mongol tribes under his leadership, Genghis turns his attention to the kingdoms of the Chinese. Dolf suppose extreme fear is a strong motivation dolf for those who opposed Genghis were hunted down and his vengeance was swift and deadly.