Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, Book 2)

Valutazione media 4,44
( su 34 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780007324019: Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, Book 2)

The second in the bestselling new Conqueror series on Genghis Khan, an epic story which Conn Iggulden brings brilliantly to life.

The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full accolade of the overall leader and their oaths.

Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one army, one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself and them is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemy, the Chin and attack them there. The distances and terrain-the wide deserts, the impenetrable mountains-make it a difficult venture even for the legendary Mongolian speed of movement, but the greatest problem is that of the complex fortifications, a way of fighting wars of a settled urban population which the nomadic Mongolians had never come across. Finding ways to tackle that and keeping his tribes together in a strange environment presents another new and exciting challenge for Genghis Khan.

Not only must Genghis succeed in this incredible campaign, but he must also reconcile the restless factions among his own generals, mediate between his ambitious brothers and cope with his own reactions to his growing sons. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands: he must now learn to become a great leader of peoples of many different races and religions.

Lords of the Bow is a deeply satisfying novel. It is epic in scope, convincing, and fascinating in the narration of an extraordinary story. Above all Genghis Khan continues to dominate the scene as he matures from the young boy of Wolf of the Plains to the great Conqueror.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Recensione:

‘Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction’ Daily Mirror

‘Iggulden…tells an absolutely cracking story…the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent’ The Times

‘Iggulden weaves an entertaining tale of this world of men, swords, bows and the call of war and the plains’ Daily Express

‘I felt as if a blockbuster movie was unfolding before me…read the book before Hollywood takes it over’ Daily Express

L'autore:

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. His two number one bestselling series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and their children.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Conn Iggulden
Editore: HarperCollins Publishers India (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007324014 ISBN 13: 9780007324019
Nuovi Softcover Quantit: > 20
Da
BookVistas
(New Delhi, DELHI, India)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers India, 2009. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finally? triumphantly? Temujin of the Wolves? Genghis Khan? is given the full accolade of the overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one army? one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself and them is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemy? the Chin and attack them there. The distances and terrain-the wide deserts? the impenetrable mountains-make it a difficult venture even for the legendary Mongolian speed of movement? but the greatest problem is that of the complex fortifications? a way of fighting wars of a settled urban population which the nomadic Mongolians had never come across. Finding ways to tackle that and keeping his tribes together in a strange environment presents another new and exciting challenge for Genghis Khan. Not only must Genghis succeed in this incredible campaign? but he must also reconcile the restless factions among his own generals? mediate between his ambitious brothers and cope with his own reactions to his growing sons. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands: he must now learn to become a great leader of peoples of many different races and religions. Lords of the Bow is a deeply satisfying novel. It is epic in scope? convincing? and fascinating in the narration of an extraordinary story. Above all Genghis Khan continues to dominate the scene as he matures from the young boy of Wolf of the Plains to the great Conqueror Printed Pages: 452. Codice libro della libreria 40220

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 6,00
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,99
Da: India a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Conn Iggulden
Editore: HarperCollins Publishers India (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007324014 ISBN 13: 9780007324019
Nuovi Softcover Quantit: > 20
Da
A - Z Books
(New Delhi, DELHI, India)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers India, 2009. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finallyâ triumphantlyâ Temujin of the Wolvesâ Genghis Khanâ is given the full accolade of the overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one armyâ one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself and them is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemyâ the Chin and attack them there. The distances and terrain-the wide desertsâ the impenetrable mountains-make it a difficult venture even for the legendary Mongolian speed of movementâ but the greatest problem is that of the complex fortificationsâ a way of fighting wars of a settled urban population which the nomadic Mongolians had never come across. Finding ways to tackle that and keeping his tribes together in a strange environment presents another new and exciting challenge for Genghis Khan. Not only must Genghis succeed in this incredible campaignâ but he must also reconcile the restless factions among his own generalsâ mediate between his ambitious brothers and cope with his own reactions to his growing sons. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands: he must now learn to become a great leader of peoples of many different races and religions. Lords of the Bow is a deeply satisfying novel. It is epic in scopeâ convincingâ and fascinating in the narration of an extraordinary story. Above all Genghis Khan continues to dominate the scene as he matures from the young boy of Wolf of the Plains to the great Conqueror Printed Pages: 452. Codice libro della libreria 40220

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 6,00
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,99
Da: India a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi