Khan: Empire of Silver: A Novel of the Khan Empire and millions of other books are . Conqueror: A Novel of Kublai Khan (The Khan Dynasty) by Conn Iggulden . 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. Iggulden’s smashing fourth installment to his Mongol series (Genghis: Bones of the Hills, etc.) picks up after Genghis’s death as his three sons.

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Ogedai himself moves east for further conquest in China. The Khan continues the expansion of the empire, and the building of cities.

Iggulden makes good use of everyday details from food, drink, clothes, geography and shamanism to build a world and give us access to it. Anticlimactic ending but the bulk of the book is excellent, and I should really check if the book I pick up at random is the fourth book in a series before I get pages in.

General Subodai last conquest in the far lands of Russia, Hungary and Poland making him the greatest conqueror ever by crossing huge distances in short time and devastating larger armies with creative war tactics in harsh winter weather. He valued other cultures and what they offered to his Kingdom.

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Is it all historically correct? This was my first time reading the 4th book. I am looking forward to the next one.


His vast empire hangs in the balance, an empire he forged with raw courage, guile, tactical brilliance, unswerving dedication to his people, and the force of iggulddn own indomitable will. So we enter this book with no expectations really and for this book doesn’t really have a central character in order to show so many important perspectives such as Ogedei the new KhanHasar and Hachiun and Temuge the 3 surviving brothers of GenghisSubodai legendary general and Genghis’s 2 silvrr surviving sons, Tolui and Chagatai.

Just as his army sees destined to conquer most of Europe they turn around and empjre home. Whoever becomes Great Khan needs to keep the people together if he is to rule successfully and continue to war on multiple fronts.

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We appreciate your feedback. Iggulden’s riveting Empire of Silver-the fourth in his Khan dynasty series-highlights the incredible story of Ogedai, son of Genghis Khan. Open Preview See a Problem? A 1 New York Times best-selling epire, Conn Iggulden has garnered both critical and popular acclaim for his compelling novels about Genghis Khan. This felt more like a drama maybe? Another exhilarating read in the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden.

Chagatai is the eldest son now Jochi is gone and claims the throne. Hunted by powerful men, he is unsure who to trust, and yet he silvver a small band of loyal followers at his side.

Khan: Empire of Silver (Conqueror, #4) by Conn Iggulden

The book is kind of spotty until Part 3 and chapter The pressure was just immense. Empire of Silver Khan: Reading the other books in the series would have helped me with understanding the characters and their relationship with each other but careful reading solved that problem.


You’ve successfully reported this review. This was a fascinating sojourn in a little known to westerners time and place. Conn Iggulden continues to write great historical fiction with this Khan series. Praetorian Eagles of the Empire Ogedai is the new Khan, but only If I had read this book as a standalone, without its three predecessors, I think that I may have awarded it five stars.

The scene is being set for intrigue and civil war. I loved how the author portrayed the people, tribe life, and how the different nomadic tribes became united, not to mention how they became a strong and a fearsome people.

Still prefer turning the pages myself but totally makes my 1 hr commute far better. His strategy of attacking in winter and using frozen rivers as a road network was key. No letdown to the great Conquerer series I really can’t rate each book of this series seperately because really all six books make up a single story, and the story is great.