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 This is the fourth book in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden. On the other hand if you did hear this book as the first book then you’d most likely want to go through the first three books to get the full rich story of the rise of the Khan empire.

Iggulden also includes a rather extensive author’s note wherein he described the liberties that he took in combining characters and describing events that he surmised, based on the available information.

Still prefer turning the pages myself but totally makes my 1 hr commute far better.

Praetorian Eagles of the Empire Dec 21, Mary Rose rated it liked it Shelves: Helpless without their ships, they must find some refuge in that hostile country and begin the laborious work of making the vessels seaworthy again.

Khan Empire of Silver Author s: 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.

When anarchy explodes in Paris, he’s thrust into the revolutionary army poised to march against Britain. In Another exhilarating read in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden. This is the final installment of a very well researched history of one man that managed to call the wandering Mongolian tribes under one banner. It will be interesting to see how the fourth son of the fourth son of Genghis Khan takes up his grandfather’s legacy in the final book of the series.

This was my first time reading the 4th book. I warm up to this guy after he spears his younger siblings children of the Xi Xia princess who view spoiler [assassinated Genghis Khan hide spoiler ] from death in the end of the third book, I warm up My review for the prequel: His fear of death, dear of leaving his family behind, fear for his brother, fear for the kingdom all mixed in so few moments.


In ‘Lords of the Bow’, there’ s the blood-soaked charge through the gates of the kingdom if Xi Xia, the conquest and pillaging of the fat lands and cities within, and the epic battle of Badger’s Mouth at which the Chin Army was routed and the Empire brought to its knees.

Empire of Silver (Conqueror , book 4) by Conn Iggulden

Eiji Yoshikawa, Charles S. Life in Europe would be very different if Ogedai had survived for even a few more years. Genghis’s tough and canny heir, Ogedai, is on the verge of being proclaimed the new Khan.

I remember starting this series and thinking to myself just how little information we usually get about the Eastern cultures trough our educational system.

Story of battle on the fields and in the palaces. He turns to see his murderer only to find out it was his own servant and messenger. Luckily, I know little about the Khanates other than a few bald facts, so any errors or stretches went over my head and I concentrated on the story—which was fascinating.

Although book 4 seemed like a bridge between Genghis book and Kublai book 5? Giles Kristian Narrated by: I warm up to this guy after he spears his empirw siblings children of the Xi Xia empige who view spoiler cnn Genghis Khan hide silvfr ] from death in the end of the third book, I warm up to him even more when he takes Jochi’s orphaned son in as one of his kin.

Perhaps this was always likely to be The khan novels continue to be massively interesting, adding great plot to historical facts. Though it seems a dated idea now, I began teaching when boys were told only girls were good at English, despite the great names that must spring to mind after that statement. However, this was still enjoyable.

So we get some decent set piece battles this book, but not as many as in the previous books with Iggulden leaving out some pretty major historical battles in favour of showing sikver the Mongols spread their cultural and economic influence out from their new Capital.

The scene is being set for intrigue and civil war. Tough book to read only because of all the good byes to great characters. I was born in the normal way inand vaguely remember half-pennies and sixpences.

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The settings are sweeping, the descriptions vivid and the myriad ailver well-rounded. Hunted by powerful men, he is unsure who to trust, and yet he has a small band of loyal followers comn his side.


In ‘Wolves of the Plain’, there’s the desperation of Genghis Khan’s early years: It is still a superb read, and I commend it to you. It covers a period of history that I know hardly anything about but the life and death of one man changed the course of history from China through Russia and Hungary the Mongol army had proved unstoppable.

Empire of Silver

We appreciate your feedback. Genghis built an Empire and remained virtually unchallenged as khan by virtue of the fact there was no one with the same force of will and personality to oppose his absolute hold on the Mongol tribes. The first five chapters of this was really difficult for me, as they threw so many names at me so fast.

Surely there is another Terrific.

Truth be told, not a lot of people would just sit and research some random piece of history either. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Family squabbles over who inherits what are about vast lands and wealth but all the same are vonn family squabbles.

It began with the betrayal of a lord by a king This is real life Grimdark where they did what Napoleon and Hitler couldn’t do.

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Fools and gold, together. I have the next igguldsn in this series and I’m hoping to get to it this coming week. In this Tsubodai caught a lot of cities and armies unprepared and he eliminated the battlefield advantage of those who outnumbered the Mongols by retreating and luring them into choke points or his choosing. Also the book had us further into Chin territory and coming across the Sung Dynasty, yet the majority of the book was then conquering Europe.

He is the characters. My review for the prequel: In particular, the Song dynasty is a foe that is looming and must siler dealt with. No letdown to the great Conquerer series I really can’t rate each book of this series seperately because really all six books make up a single story, and the story is great. Published December 28th by Delacorte Press first published