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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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Ogedei has built a silver city on the plains that is the capital of the Mongol nation.

From there, Iggulden takes us on a roaring ride—all battles, military strategy, and new weapons including proto-cannons —lots of blood, death, and unimaginable destruction. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Don’t have a Kindle? Altogether, I enjoyed my igguleen from the Roman world. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Now that he’s gone, who gets to be khan is not so clear cut.

Only the Mongols would take on assassin strong holds And the descriptions of battlefields and strategy had me completely engrossed. Just as his army sees destined to conquer most of Europe they turn around and go home.

The continued expansion of the empire founded by Genghis results in some epic battle scenes, which Mr Iggulden brings to life, as off as some fascinating description of strategy. His puzzling cobn emboldens his arrogant brother Chagetai to violently challenge him, while their noble sibling Tolui and his beautiful, wily wife, Sorhatani, will be caught between the two.

Sorhatani works bravely, tirelessly, and very shrewdly to keep order in Karakorum as Ogedai grows weaker. Genghis would probably be turning in his grave if he knew his son had built a city og the ones he so despised.


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I simply love Conn Iggulden’s writing! If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

They were the original badasses. They fought constantly for generations but always a new location, new odds, new strategy, new obstacles.

Khan: Empire of Silver

igguldeh 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. This book had some other radical changes compared to the previous 3, the main one being that Genghis has died in this one, so things become drastically more complicated with such a large, powerful, mostly unorganized and ‘young’ empire.

In the words of the Knights Templar the best fighting force in Europe of that age had Genghis’s son not died and the Mongols pulled back there was nothing that was going to stop them from burning all of Europe.

There’s a good reason years later people still talk about them. He turns to see his murderer only to find out it was his own servant and messenger. Customers who conn this item also bought. The author truly captures the essence of this book in his final note: If the khan didn’t die; the mongols would have taken the whole European continent.

This book takes place after the death of Genghis Khan and it was fascinating to read of the politics and history following the death of the infamous leader.

I have the next one in this series and I’m hoping to get to it this coming week. One person found this helpful.

Would you like to tell us silfer a lower price? This has been a great Historical Fiction series that I have enjoyed so much. I taught English for seven years and was Head of English at St.


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Want to Read saving…. This may not be the way that Ghengis would have operated, but it works. Now, even as they struggle for supremacy among themselves, Genghis’s sons and grandsons extend the reach of his vision, taking their armies farther than ever before, into southern China and across the steppes and rugged mountains of Russia to the vulnerable heart of Europe, cojn they will face the most courageous warriors the West commands.

The most fascinating part for me was the Mongol invasion of Europe under the great general Tsubodai. We also see a little bit of Kublai as a child though he is not a major character epmire book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Some skilful manipulation resolves the splits and rivalries between the most powerful, and makes all of the protagonists relatively happy. Needless to say the storytelling is vivid and electric and the battle sequences for there are many are mesmerising.

This series has been awesome from start to finish. With his celebrated synthesis of riveting storytelling and peerless historical detail, Conn Iggulden takes his saga of the great Mongol khans to unforgettable new heights, bringing these fabled conquerors and their singular people to vivid life for a new generation of readers. Empire of Silver Khan: Probably not and that would have been my loss.