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. The 4th novel in the bestselling Conqueror series, continuing the life and adventures of the mighty Khan dynasty. Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and his. Empire of Silver (Conqueror) [Conn Iggulden] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Recently I read that the name ‘Mongol’ means ‘Sliver’ or ‘Eternal River’ or ‘Brave Warriors’, that helps to partly explain the title of this book. I have enormous respect for those who still labour at the chalk-face. This has been a great Historical Fiction series that I have enjoyed so much. I struggled in each part to grasp where exactly we were starting from.
I highly recommend the Khan series to anyone who loves historical fiction. This author is a brilliant story teller and I have loved every book in the Khan series. It’s great to have a book that is so easy to read, full of action and yet understand the most accurate history we have of that era too. This was the more action packed part of the book. At the time, as I was reading them, I thought they were far fetched and I was a bit of a doubting Thomas. Another exhilarating read in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden.
With the main character changing from Genghis to his sons, then his grandsons reinvigorates the series with the fresh personalities.
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Only the death of a single man, resulting in the continuing struggle for an empire, saved Western Europe from utter destruction; according to Iggulden. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Iggulfen. He created the first Mongol city called Karakorum with walls, stone structures and libraries filled with scrolls.
If the khan didn’t die; the mongols would have taken the whole European continent.
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. As he checks his neck, he feels the hot blood pouring out of his body. 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. The Great Khan is dead. Some skilful manipulation resolves the splits and rivalries between the most powerful, and makes all of the protagonists relatively happy. In his spectacular novels about the life and legacy of Genghis Khan, he has traced the path of the legendary conqueror from the harsh grasslands of his youth to the pinnacle of an unprecedented empire.
Empire of Silver
It’s rather chilling how close the world came to not ever having what we now know as “the Silveer and it had nothing to do with anyone in Europe or Russia having an answer to the Mongol war machine. Dec 21, Mary Rose rated it liked it Shelves: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
In ‘Wolves of the Plain’, there’s the desperation of Genghis Khan’s iggudlen years: Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Whoever sipver Great Khan needs to keep the people together if he is to rule successfully and continue to war on multiple fronts. Oct 07, Dr. Conn Iggulden is a master of using nuggets of history to weave a dramatic story. This book was A LOT of fun! Altogether, I enjoyed my break from the Roman world. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Very igguldenn women make an appearance. 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’.
It is these two characters who hold us to the story. Only the Mongols would take on assassin strong holds There is quite a lot of politics in this one, and the rivalries between the secions of the family continue.
He valued other cultures and what they offered to his Kingdom. Published December 28th by Delacorte Press first published Although book 4 seemed like a bridge between Genghis book and Kublai book 5? So we get some decent set piece battles this book, but not as many gigulden in the previous books with Iggulden leaving out some pretty major historical battles in favour silve showing how the Mongols spread their cultural and economic influence out from their new Capital.
It is still a superb read, and I commend it to you. And the descriptions of battlefields and strategy had me completely engrossed. There’s a good reason years later people still talk about them. Eempire must wonder in reality just how ‘willing’ the historical Tolui was about giving up his life for his older brother.