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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As Iggulden says, but for the death of one man, the book would likely ifgulden been written in Chinese and our modern Western Civilisation would never have existed. Open Preview See a Problem? Hardcoverpages. He also majorly expanded the mongol empire in china, Iran, central Asia and even Europe. Jan 31, Paul Chafer rated it it was amazing.
If the khan didn’t die; the mongols would have taken the whole European continent. In particular, the Song dynasty is a foe that is looming and must be dealt with. This series has been awesome from start to finish.
Empire of Silver (Conqueror , book 4) by Conn Iggulden
I have enormous respect for those who still labour at the chalk-face. However, this was still enjoyable. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: But Ogedai has mysteriously delayed his coronation ceremony to complete a fantastic project many deem a folly: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. igglden
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. Their battle tactics and strategies are still taught in modern military schools. I can t wait for the fifth part to be translated and to grab it and finish this great, bloody journey through the Asian steppes and eastern Europe.
Again due to being historically accurate i understand why these things were included but i felt like i lost track of which cities were taken, for example due to the amount of battles and the great final battle i barely remember Kiev being conquered. While not the best of the series I still enjoyed Empire of Silver, the fourth in this epic saga empirr the Mongolian Empire.
Aug 19, Donna rated it liked it Shelves: Would i recommend this series?
This book tells the story of the mongols invasion of Russia and eastern Europe. They were the original badasses.
Empire of Silver
Another exhilarating read in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden. Decent addition to the Khan series dealing with the aftermath of Genghis’ death.
Ogedai is the new Khan, but only just. Overall i would say i have found Empire of Silver to be the weakest of the series, although still a brilliant read. The most fascinating part for me was the Mongol invasion of Europe under the great general Tsubodai.
It was such an amazing series! The way this book ends it’s difficult to imagine how Kublai will rise to power. Is it geographically correct? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
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There is quite a lot of politics in this one, silvr the rivalries between the secions of the family continue. Explore the Home Gift Guide. This was the more action packed part of the book.
It emplre me to look favourably on the book when I discovered the parts that seemed made up for the sake of a good story were actual truths. I thought that the politics that came in 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. But to have it laid out in a well written, steady paced story makes it enjoyable.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Some skilful manipulation resolves the splits and rivalries between the most powerful, and makes all of the protagonists relatively happy. But also tragic, in that with all his gifts, he had no heirs and would never take a ruling role. 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.