The action-packed second novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, bringing to the epic story of Genghis Khan brilliantly to life The Mongol tribes have gathered to swear an oath of loyalty to Genghis Khan, who will unite the warring tribes into one nation. But the task is formidable. Genghis is determined to travel to Chin lands and attack the long-term enemy. The distances make it a difficult task even for a people used to travelling to survive.
But the greatest challenge is to find a way of fighting wars against a settled urban population, with complex fortifications unlike any the nomadic Mongolians live in. Genghis must also reconcile the restless factions among his own generals and mediate between his ambitious brothers. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands. Now he must learn to be the great leader of many different races and religions and fulfil his dream of uniting these people into one tribe.
About The Author
Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of the number one bestselling Emperor series and co-author of 'The Dangerous Book for Boys'. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and their children.
`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
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 8th July 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.34