Conn Iggulden

Reviews of books by this author:

The Gates of Rome

This series follows the rise of Julius Caesar, with this entry covering his early days up to the period where Caesar left Rome following the defeat of his uncle by Sulla and first joined the army. The version I listened to was abridged, which I didn’t realise until after I’d started, or I wouldn’t have – Read the rest of this review

Lords of the Bow

The second part of the Conqueror series continues the history of Temujin (Genghis Khan), starting from the final days of forming the Mongol nation and on as he invades the lands of their long-time enemy, the Chin. It follows the impressive feats of the hoard as it sweeps through the lands of more ‘developed’ and – Read the rest of this review

Wolf of the Plains

This is the first in Iggulden’s series following the life of Temujin, better known to the world as Genghis Khan. Although he has a somewhat unsavory reputation in the West, he’s a character I find very interesting, both for uniting the warring Mongol tribes, but also for the empire he built. He was quick to – Read the rest of this review