Khan: Empire of Silver: A Novel of the Khan Empire and millions of other books are . Conqueror: A Novel of Kublai Khan (The Khan Dynasty) by Conn Iggulden . From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys The Great Khan is dead—and his vast empire, forged through raw courage, tactical. Iggulden’s smashing fourth installment to his Mongol series (Genghis: Bones of the Hills, etc.) picks up after Genghis’s death as his three sons.
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This was less about the people and more about the governing powers Another exhilarating read in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden. His kin slain, his village seized and its people taken as empife, Sigurd wonders if the gods have forsaken him.
There is quite a lot of politics in this one, and the rivalries between the secions of the family continue.
Helpless without their ships, they must find some refuge in that hostile country and begin the laborious work of making the vessels seaworthy again. I thought that the politics that came in to this book in choosing the new khan was thrilling and it looks as though we will be going through that all over again in the final installment.
When he’s caught stealing, young Alan Dale is forced to leave his family and go to live with a notorious band of outlaws in Sherwood Forest. And then, there is the inevitable slide, as the warrior race becomes gentrified, and Genghis’s heirs start to feel the need to erect monuments to themselves in ‘Empire of Silver’.
Still it was a good book and I am glad I got it. Jim “The Impatient” Such was the case in the southern lands sklver Ireland.
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Perhaps this was always likely to be The khan novels continue to be massively interesting, adding great plot to historical facts. Life in Europe would be very different if Ogedai had survived for even a few more years. The continued expansion of the empire founded by Genghis results in some epic battle scenes, which Mr Iggulden brings to life, as well as some fascinating description of strategy.
The rivalry between Chagatai and Ogedei is palpable and threatens to destroy the dynasty. When anarchy explodes in Paris, he’s thrust into the revolutionary army poised to march against Britain. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.
Free with day trial Membership details Membership details 30 days of membership free, plus 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals emipre get you started. While Ogedai builds a Mongol capital from the ground up, establishing a centre for Empir Genghis Khan is dead.
Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. So we get some decent set piece silvdr this book, but not as many as in the previous books with Iggulden leaving out some pretty major historical battles in favour of showing how the Mongols spread their cultural and economic influence out from their new Capital.
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Ogedai is the new Khan, but only If I had read this book as a standalone, without its three predecessors, I think that I may have awarded it five stars. Again due to being historically accurate i understand why these things were included but i felt like i lost track of which cities were taken, for example due to the amount of battles and the great final battle i barely remember Kiev being conquered. Genghis Birth of an Empire By: This felt more like a drama maybe?
Item s unavailable for purchase. It’s a harsh life with hard decisions on a daily basis, but that was what made them so damn tough. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.
Oct 21, Barry rated it it was amazing. Deborah United States They came at first to plunder and then to settle, an encroachment fiercely resisted wherever they went.
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Surely there is another Terrific. His strategy of attacking in winter and using frozen rivers as a road network was key. Instead of a story that stands on it’s own. Is it geographically correct? Anticlimactic ending but the bulk of the book is excellent, and I should really check if the book I pick up at random is the fourth book in a series before I get pages in. I was in utter shock for I was really caught off guard because so far in the series there weren’t any of these drastic and sudden deaths of central characters.
Raiders from the North. The Abbot’s Tale By: Fools and gold, together. It covers a period of history that I know hardly anything about but the life and death of one empide changed the course of history from China through Russia and Hungary the Mongol army had proved unstoppable.
But for all the shipbuilding skills that Thorgrim and the others possess, there is one thing they cannot do – weave cloth to replace the sails shredded in the igguldsn that drove them ashore.