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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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While Ogedai builds a Mongol capital from the ground up, establishing a centre for Empir Genghis Khan is dead. Indeed, the warring between family members is what makes this book so tense, and there are some stand-out set-pieces which really get the blood flowing, like the storming of the palace.

By my hand striking empier, you empite not be Khan” In this book, Genghis has previously died and the leadership of the nation is up for grabs. It would have been interesting to know how everybody had reached their current state and the price paid for success or failure but while I will go back and read those other empirre at some point this one works perfectly well as a stand alone read.

Life in Europe would be very different if Ogedai had survived for even a few more years. The radical solution is beyond anything that you can imagine, but Iggulden makes it totally believable.

Highly recommend not only for people who like historical fiction but also for those who like great story lines. Oggulden enjoyed the whole series.

The most fascinating part for me was the Mongol invasion of Europe under the great general Tsubodai. The Gates of Rome: Although this series is clearly a group of novels, according to reviews that I have read by historians, it was meticulously researched by Iggulden and, as a result, I could not avoid learning a far amount about the empirw described.


The same fate lies in wait for the Persians in the third book of the series, ‘Bones of the Hills’. The strong right arm of Genghis and Ogedai, he was the military power behind the throne.

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Now that he’s gone, who gets to be khan is not so clear cut. Family squabbles over who inherits what are about vast lands and wealth but all the same are still family squabbles.

I thought that the conm that came conn 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.

There are events that took place during his reign that truly did shape the world, such as, the invasion of Russia. Perhaps this was always likely to be the case after the death of Genghis. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Other books in the series. Clearly, the best book so far. Hardcoverpages. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. They marched into Russia in the middle of winter and burned every one of their e,pire.

While not the best of the series I still enjoyed Empire of Silver, the fourth in this epic saga on the Mongolian Empire. Also amazing what the Mongols accomplished and what else they might have done had things broken just a big differently.

This author is a brilliant story teller and I have loved every book in the Khan series. There is an unsuccessful attempt on his life on the eve of the oath-taking which will confirm his supreme position in the Mongol nation.

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Then everyone knows where the gold is, so they come and take it. Often times when I read long novels I tend to skim over some sections, but Iggulden’s writing has me hanging on every word Oct 07, Dr.


In ‘Wolves of the Igulden, there’s the desperation of Genghis Khan’s early years: Learn more about Amazon Prime. The Blood of Gods. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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. Sorhatani works bravely, tirelessly, and very shrewdly to keep order in Karakorum as Ogedai grows weaker.

With the main character changing from Genghis to his sons, then his grandsons reinvigorates the series with the fresh personalities. Over just three generations, that is simply the greatest rags-to-riches tale in human history” Conn Iggulden I am now going to read his Ceaser series and any other historical fiction Conn Iggulden writes!!

As Iggulden says, but for the death of one man, the book would likely have been written in Chinese and our modern Western Civilisation would never have existed. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He also majorly expanded the mongol empire in china, Iran, central Asia and even Europe.

A sprawling historical panorama about the all-conquering Mongolians. But I soon became swept up in the events, and found myself wanting to know more about the Mongol exploits in Europe. They are strong people. 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.