/ Key title From the co-author of The Dangerous Book for Boys, comes the first in the widely anticipated Conqueror series featuring Genghis Khan and his descendants. /An epic, action-packed story for all fans of Conn Iggulden's Emperor series and other historical adventure. / The first book in a major new series on Genghis Khan from the number one bestselling co-author of 'The Dangerous Book For Boys'. /'Wolf of the Plains' went straight to number one in hardback, selling over 100k copies. / Every one of the four hardbacks in the Emperor series were top ten bestsellers, with three reaching No1, and each one selling more than 80,000 copies. / Sales of 'The Dangerous Book for Boys' have reached almost 1m copies and was the publishing sensation of 2006, winning Book of theYear at the Galaxy British Book Awards. / Supported bya huge consumer advertising campaign including outdoor and press / Competition: Bernard Cornwell, George MacDonald Fraser, Simon Scarrow, Allan Massie, Allan Mallinson
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.
Praise for 'Wolf of the Plains': 'I felt as if a blockbuster movie was unfolding before me and a blockbuster movie will surely emerge from this. Read the book before Hollywood takes it over.' Daily Express 'Stirring stuff' Mail on Sunday 'This is energetic, competent stuff; Iggulden knows his material and his audience.' Independent 'Every bit as dazzling and action--packed as the Emperor quartet!Considering that the three main literary sources!have been picked clean by Genghis scholars over 800 years, Iggulden cooks up a nourishing stew with the bones'. Saturday Guardian Review 'Epic hisorical fiction at its finest; enthralling, exciting and utterly believable. Volume two is eagerly awaited.' Yorkshire Evening Post Praise for the Emperor series: 'If you liked Gladiator, you'll love Emperor' The Times 'A brilliant story -- I wish I'd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.' Bernard Cornwell 'The great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.' Guardian