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Bones of the Hills By Conn Iggulden

Bones of the Hills
by Conn Iggulden

The powerful and exhilarating third novel in Conn Iggulden's No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, following the life and adventures of the mighty Genghis Khan
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Bones of the Hills by Conn Iggulden

The powerful and exhilarating third novel in Conn Iggulden's No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, following the life and adventures of the mighty Genghis Khan The fatherless boy, exiled from his tribe, whom readers have been following in 'Wolf of the Plains' and 'Lords of the Bow', has grown into the great king, Genghis Khan. He has united the warring tribes and even taken his armies against the great cities of their oldest enemies. Now he finds trouble rising west of the Mongolian plains. His emissaries are mutilated or killed; his trading gestures rebuffed. So, dividing his armies, using his sons as generals of the various divisions, he sends them out simultaneously in many directions, ranging as far as modern Iran and Iraq. As well as discovering new territories, exacting tribute from conquered peoples, laying waste the cities which resist, this policy is also a way of diffusing the rivalries between his sons and heirs and working out who should succeed the khan. This, the third book in the Conqueror series, is once more an epic story. Genghis Khan is an exhilarating and heroic figure. The sense of his ambition and his power, the relationships with his wives, sons and trusted aides, the sweep of his conquests, is all brought together by a masterful storytelling. It is a compelling read. With each book, you are left, even more, longing for the next.

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Bones of the Hills Reviews


Praise for Bones of the Hills: 'The rivalries are simmering, the enemies are gathering and Iggulden hits the ground running.' Yorkshire Evening Post 'Chronicling the life of the mightiest warrior was always going to prove a daunting task but Iggulden has shown himslef to be more than equal to the challenge.' Yorkshire Evening Post Praise for Conn Iggulden: '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 'This is energetic, competent stuff; Iggulden knows his material and his audience' Independent 'Epic hisorical fiction at its finest; enthralling, exciting and utterly believable. Volume two is eagerly awaited' Yorkshire Evening Post

About Conn Iggulden


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.

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GOR001228434
Bones of the Hills by Conn Iggulden
Conn Iggulden
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2008-09-01
416
0007201788
9780007201785
N/A
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