Conqueror
Books in series5
ABRIDGED
(4.5 based on 918 ratings)
  • 1
    Wolf of the Plains | Conn Iggulden

    Wolf of the Plains

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Jason Isaacs
    Overall
    (125)
    Performance
    (95)
    Story
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    The first of a major new four book series on Genghis Khan, from the author of the number one bestselling Emperor series. Read by Jason Isaacs star of the BBC Drama CASE HISTORIES. Bonus feature: Includes an exclusive Q&A session between Conn Iggulden and Jason Isaacs.'I am the land and the bones of the hills. I am the winter.'Temujin, the second son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, was only eleven when his father died in an ambush.

    Brilliant book!!

    I can't give it 5 stars as it is abridged and a shortened version of the full book. A master class in story telling. Performance was very good as we..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 April 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 2
    Lords of the Bow: The Epic Story of the Great Conqueror | Conn Iggulden

    Lords of the Bow: The Epic Story of the Great Conqueror

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Russell Boulter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (214)
    Performance
    (139)
    Story
    (138)

    The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming, but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full accolade of overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one army, one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself, and them, is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemy, the Chin, and attack them there.

    Great listen

    Mixes fact with fiction and really brings the events to life and left me really wanting to know more, it does not read like a history lesson at all th..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 August 2008 by Martin (Inerness, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    Bones of the Hills | Conn Iggulden

    Bones of the Hills

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (195)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
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    The fatherless boy, exiled from his tribe (whom listeners 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.

    An action packed audio hit.

    Takes Genghis from a local warlord to a world player. All the main characters are developed and deepened within the known historical facts and backgro..Show More »

    Reviewed on 02 April 2011 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 4
    Empire of Silver | Conn Iggulden

    Empire of Silver

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Stephen Thorne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (187)
    Performance
    (100)
    Story
    (103)

    The eagerly awaited 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 legacy live on. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Now the armies have gathered to see which of Genghis' sons has the strength to be khan.

    Unexciting 4/10

    Conn Igguldens new book Empire of Silver is far from the firs and simple brilliant book Lords of the Bow (i recommend this) one of the problems is tha..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 October 2010 by Bennet (Dalkeith, midlothian, United Kingdom)
  • 5
    Conqueror | Conn Iggulden

    Conqueror

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Richard E Grant
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (197)
    Performance
    (132)
    Story
    (134)

    The one and only Conn Iggulden takes on the story of the mighty Kublai Khan. An epic tale of a great and heroic mind; his action-packed rule; and how in conquering one-fifth of the world’s inhabited land, he changed the course of history forever.A scholar who conquered an empire larger than those of Alexander or Caesar.A warrior who would rule a fifth of the world with strength and wisdom.A man who betrayed a brother to protect a nation.

    This is part of a series!

    WHY does it not say anywhere that this book is number five out of a series? Furthermore I can't GET the other four on Audible as unabridged. My intere..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 May 2012 by Merete (Denmark)