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Iggulden, Conn

Works: 673 works in 2,068 publications in 11 languages and 38,697 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Trivia and miscellanea  Handbooks and manuals  Military history  Novels  Humorous fiction  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PR6109.G47, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Conn Iggulden
The dangerous book for boys by Conn Iggulden( Book )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 3,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For every boy from eight to eighty, covers essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age-old question of what the big deal with girls is. In this digital age there is still a place for knots, skimming stones and stories of incredible courage. This book recaptures Sunday afternoons, stimulates curiosity, and makes for great father-son activities. The brothers Conn and Hal have put together a collection of all things that make being young, or young at heart, fun--building go-carts and electromagnets, identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes.--Provided by publisher
Emperor : the gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden( Book )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rarely, if ever, does a new writer dazzle us with such a vivid imagination and storytelling, flawlessly capturing the essence of a land, a people, a legend. Conn Iggulden is just such a writer, bringing to vivid life one of the most fascinating eras in human history. In a true masterpiece of historical fiction, Iggulden takes us on a breathtaking journey through ancient Rome, sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething passions. What emerges is both a grand romantic tale of coming-of-age in the Roman Empire and a vibrant portrait of the early years of a man who would become the most powerful ruler on earth: Julius Caesar. On the lush Italian peninsula, a new empire is taking shape. At its heart is the city of Rome, a place of glory and decadence, beauty and bloodshed. Against this vivid backdrop, two boys are growing to manhood, dreaming of battles, fame, and glory in service of the mightiest empire the world has ever known. One is the son of a senator, a boy of privilege and ambition to whom much has been given and from whom much is expected. The other is a bastard child, a boy of strength and cunning, whose love for his adoptive family-and his adoptive brother-will be the most powerful force in his life. As young Gaius and Marcus are trained in the art of combat-under the tutelage of one of Rome's most fearsome gladiators-Rome itself is being rocked by the art of treachery and ambition, caught in a tug-of-war as two rival generals, Marius and Sulla, push the empire toward civil war. For Marcus, a bloody campaign in Greece will become a young soldier's proving ground. For Gaius, the equally deadly infighting of the Roman Senate will be the battlefield where he hones his courage and skill. And for both, the love of an extraordinary slave girl will be an honor each will covet but only one will win. The two friends are forced to walk different paths, and by the time they meet again everything will have changed. Both will have known love, loss, and violence. And the land where they were once innocent will be thrust into the grip of bitter conflict-a conflict that will set Roman against Roman ... and put their friendship to the ultimate test. Brilliantly interweaving history and adventure, Conn Iggulden conjures a stunning array of contrasts-from the bloody stench of a battlefield to the opulence of the greatest city in history, from the tenderness of a lover to the treachery of an assassin. Superbly rendered, grippingly told, Emperor, The Gates of Rome From the Hardcover edition
Genghis : birth of an empire by Conn Iggulden( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise to power of Genghis Khan, one of the world's most powerful and fearsome rulers, from his tragic beginnings, to the murder of his father, to his legendary exploits as a feared warrior who conquered much of the known world
Conqueror : a novel of Kublai Khan by Conn Iggulden( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the rise of Kublai Khan to take over his grandfather Genghis Khan's empire, as well as China, in a novel that focuses on the brutal competition between Kublai and his three brothers
Emperor : the gods of war by Conn Iggulden( Book )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar leads his legions across the Rubicon River to confront his last rival for supreme power, a victory that will split Rome in a destructive civil war, test the bonds of long-time friendship, and lead to the betrayal of his closest ally
Genghis : lords of the bow by Conn Iggulden( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty Mongol conqueror sets out to unify an entire continent under his rule
Emperor : the death of kings by Conn Iggulden( Book )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being captured and ransomed by pirates and left to seek revenge on foreign soil, Julius Caesar is reunited with his lifelong friend, Marcus Brutus, to protect the city of Rome from an uprising led by rebel slave Spartacus
Genghis : bones of the hills by Conn Iggulden( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genghis must act when trouble brews west of the Mongolian plains. Dividing his army and using his sons as generals, he sets out to accomplish two important goals--conquer those who resist, and determine which son should succeed him.--
Genghis : bones of the hills by Conn Iggulden( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty Mongol conqueror, Genghis Khan, wreaks a path of destruction along China's Great Wall
Wars of the Roses : stormbird by Conn Iggulden( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After gentle Henry VI takes the throne and is promised a royal bride from France, the rival royal line, the House of York, begins their quest to oust him
Khan : empire of silver : a novel of the Khan empire by Conn Iggulden( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three surviving sons of Genghis vie for the crown while striving to protect their father's empire and establish independent legacies, agendas marked by efforts to build a city in the wilderness, conquer Southern China, and tame the steppes of Russia
Ravenspur : rise of the Tudors by Conn Iggulden( Book )

20 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1470. A kingdom divided against itself cannot stand. The Yorkist king Edward IV is driven out of England, his wife and children forced to seek sanctuary from the House of Lancaster. Yet rage and humiliation prick Edward back to greatness. He lands at Ravenspur, with a half-drowned army and his brother Richard at his side. Though every hand is against them, though every city gate is shut, they have come home. The brothers York will not go quietly into banishment. Instead, they choose to attack. Yet neither Edward nor Richard realize that the true enemy of York has yet to reveal himself. Far away, Henry Tudor has become a man. He is the Red Dragon - 'the man of destiny' who seeks to end the Wars of the Roses. His claim will carry him to Bosworth Field
Wars of the Roses : Margaret of Anjou by Conn Iggulden( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The brilliant retelling of the Wars of the Roses continues with Margaret of Anjou, the second gripping novel in the new series from historical fiction master Conn Iggulden. As Traitors Advance...A Queen Defends It is 1454 and for over a year King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and Queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son Edward will one day come to know his father. With each month that Henry is all but absent as king, Richard, the Duke of York, Protector of the Realm, extends his influence throughout the kingdom. The Trinity--Richard and the earls of Salisbury and Warwick--are a formidable trio, and together they seek to break the support of those who would raise their colors and their armies in the name of Henry and his Queen. But when the king unexpectedly recovers his senses and returns to London to reclaim his throne, the balance of power is once again plunged into turmoil. The clash of the Houses of Lancaster and York may be the beginning of a war that can tear England apart. Following on from Stormbird, Margaret of Anjou is the second epic installment in master storyteller Conn Iggulden's new Wars of the Roses series. Fans of Game of Thrones and The Tudors will be gripped from the word "go." "--
Emperor : the field of swords by Conn Iggulden( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With prodigious imagination and a commanding knowledge of the history of ancient Rome, Conn Iggulden delivers an exhilarating reading experience in the pages of his Emperor series. Now, in the third and most action-packed Emperor novel to date, we are transported to Caesar's time once more as he and Marcus Brutus lead their legions far beyond the gates of Rome. But the pursuit of glory abroad will store up trouble for them at home, as Caesar's political adversaries grow more powerful in his absence--with one man emerging as his most dangerous rival yet. A clash of armies and egos such as the world had never seen takes center stage in a masterful rendering of one of the most dramatic chapters in the life of one of history's greatest leaders
The Blood of Gods : a novel of Rome by Conn Iggulden( Book )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assassination of Julius Caesar sets in motion political intrigue, epic battle, and righteous retribution throughout the ancient Roman empire as Marc Antony and Gaius Octavian marshal their forces into an avenging army on a mission to reunite all that Caesar's fall has torn asunder
Empire of silver : [the epic story of the Khan Dynasty] by Conn Iggulden( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genghis Khan is dead, but his legends and legacy lives on. Now armies have gathered to see which of Genghis's sons have the strength to be khan. As Tsubodai sweeps into the west there is no king or army to stop him reaching France, but Tsubodai must make a decision that will change the course of history forever
The abbot's tale : a novel by CONN IGGULDEN( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 937, the new king of England, a grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to go to war in the north. His dream of a united kingdom of all England will stand or fall on one field--on the passage of a single day. At his side is the priest Dunstan of Glastonbury, full of ambition and wit (perhaps enough to damn his soul). His talents will take him from the villages of Wessex to the royal court, to the hills of Rome--from exile to exaltation. Through Dunstan's vision, by his guiding hand, England will either come together as one great country or fall back into anarchy and misrule ... From one of our finest historical writers, The Abbott's Tale is an intimate portrait of a priest and performer, a visionary, a traitor and confessor to kings--the man who can change the fate of England.--Dust jacket
Bloodline by Conn Iggulden( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third beautifully written novel in the War of the Roses series by bestselling author Conn Iggulden. 'Superbly plotted and paced' The Times *** - Winter 1461 - Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed the sons. Edward of March, now Duke of York, proclaims himself England's rightful king. Factions form and tear apart as snow falls. Through blood and treason, through broken men and vengeful women, brother shall confront brother, king shall face king. Two men can always claim a crown. Only one can keep it. Praise for the Wars of the Roses series: 'Pacey and juicy, and packed with action' Sunday Times 'Energetic, competent stuff; Iggulden knows his material and his audience' Independent 'A novel that seamlessly combines narrative, historical credence and great knowledge of the period' Daily Express 'A page-turning thriller' Mail on Sunday"--
Tollins : explosive tales for children by Conn Iggulden( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tollins have wings, but they aren't fairies. When a fireworks factory is using Tollins as industrial supplies, a young Tollin must save his people
Genghis : lords of the bow by Conn Iggulden( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having risen from his tribal upbringing, Genghis now leads a horde of fellow countrymen on a mission of conquest throughout Asia. Escaping the Gobi Desert, he faces his greatest challenge, overtaking the empire of the Chin--a land protected by a massive, impenetrable wall
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The dangerous book for boys
Emperor : the gates of RomeGenghis : birth of an empireConqueror : a novel of Kublai KhanEmperor : the gods of warGenghis : lords of the bowEmperor : the death of kingsGenghis : bones of the hillsKhan : empire of silver : a novel of the Khan empire
Alternative Names
Conn Iggulden britischer Autor

Conn Iggulden britisk forfatter

Conn Iggulden britisk skribent

Conn Iggulden Brits schrijver

Conn Iggulden brittisk författare

Conn Iggulden écrivain britannique

Conn Iggulden scrittore britannico

Iggulden C. 1971-

Iggulden, C.F., 1971-

Iggulden Conn

Iggulden, Gonn 1971-

Iguldenas Konas

Iyġuldin, Kūn 1971-

Иггульден, Конн

Кон Игълдън

이굴던, 콘

이굴든, 콘