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After plainns few years of trading with other wandering families, the family establish a small home. I gobbled up the first three books in the series and was happy that there were more.
Wolf of the Plains First edition cover. Birth of an Empire Author s: Did you mean that it was strong only when the odds were on my side? The first book covers his childhood which was difficult especially after his father died. See all customer images. Author of the bestselling Emperor series on the life of Julius Caesar, Iggulden turns to another of history’s great conquerors, Genghis Khan, for a new series of brilliantly imagined and addictive historical fiction.
History at its iggulen, a great story!
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As his fame spreads, Temujin launches an ambitious campaign to unite the Mongol tribes “after a thousand years of warfare” into a single people, defeat igguldeen Tartars and invade China. Wolf of the Plains: In an argument over food, Temujin kills his older brother Bekter, much to his mother’s anguish.
Other books in the series. 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.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please try again later. Temujin proclaims himself khan of all Mongol tribes and bestows the name Genghis upon himself. And on top of that his writing is such that you LIVE the story and era.
Fearing the sons of the former khan may contest his leadership when they reach adulthood, Eeluk banishes Temujin’s family from the tribe, leaving them to fend for themselves plwins the harsh Steppes.
Miss Wrong and Mr Right: Wish I could find more authors who research their subject matter as well as Mr. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Wolf of the Plains (Conqueror , book 1) by Conn Iggulden
The characters are clearly thr from the off, and watching them grow together adds real depth to them all as individuals. Birth of an Empire in the United States.
I suppose extreme fear is a strong motivation – for those who opposed Genghis were hunted down and his vengeance was swift and deadly. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Refresh and try again. Views Read Edit View history.
Iggulden manages to immerse the reader in the stinky, cold, short lives of the wandering Mongol tribes, with a minimum of modern cultural pollution.
With today’s internet or using a good topographical map, I strongly suggest that readers of this series refer to maps to see not only the breath of the regions conquered by the Mongols, but the mountain ranges they had to navigate to get from point A to point B. Apr 07, Chris Peace rated it it plaons amazing. This series did that and MORE! Irresistible – open the first page, get on your horse and get riding!! If you’re looking for an historical war epic that will transport you to another time, then you have got to read this!
It reads as a pure novel and not an historical novel but after reading the afterword donn turns out to have been well researched and to be historically close to reality.
Strange rated it really liked it Shelves: Wolf of the Plains Conqueror: Yesugei’s first bondsman, Eeluk, assumes control of the tribe.
Under Temujin’s faultless leadership and strategy, the Tartar army is crushed. Open Preview See a Problem? Only read Wolf of the Plains so far but I must say it is un put downable. Jul 30, Cory rated it really liked it. Jul 12, Concrete Jungle added it. I love just about anything by David Gemmell, or Peter F.
Absolutely incredible, particularly the first one. Those expectations were met and smashed. Languages Svenska Edit links. I enjoyed the story and learned a great deal about the history of Eastern Russia and the way of life of the wandering tribes of the Steppes. Highly recommend all five books. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction.