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Unfortunately, bad weather and rutuerford ruined the first 4 books And the author does capture some of the grand sweep of the central Asian landscape along with the history. I do not know how faithful he is to Movhul. Rutherford, in spite of the writing, does provide a very interesting sketch of Babur’s character.

The sections on the building of the Taj Mahal were interesting. One person found this helpful. And another one bites the dust.

Maybe it’s because it’s the best story. And to what lengths would he travel to get emprie he so earnestly wants – the one woman he unconditionally loves?

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Barely six months after rebuilding the Mughul Empire, Humayun breaks his neck when he tumbled down a flight of stairs. He mercilessly crushed rebellions, entered into matrimonial alliances with the martial Rajputs, and controlled his son’s ambitions to build the greatest kingdom of the subcontinent.


Two Years with the Peace Corps in Uzbekistan. A distraught emperor built a mausoleum for his wife that drained his treasury but which, years later, became the very symbol of the nation. Ever since the Moghuls took India, brother has fought brother and sons their fathers for the prize and Shah Jahan has been no exception. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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Book also highlights the family relations that eventually bites the dust, coloured with blood. I felt that this book was as compelling and interesting to read as the first book – Riders from the North. It was ok but as it is fiction it is less interesting.

Mar 04, Geri F rated it liked it. He was nothing like the khurram I read about in the Tainted throne. What if Mumtaz did not die at childbirth at the age of thirty eight? Buy the selected items together This item: Clearly, given the absence of all information, there are some leaps of faith required and kf by the author but none that deviates from seemingly the truth or an approximation thereof.

I loved the fact that unlike previous three books, this book was not divided between life of two emperors. Over the years we’ve also retraced the steps of the Moghuls from the Ferghana Valley in Kyrgyzstan — home to the moghull Moghul emperor, the boy-king Babur — to Rytherford and to the blue domes and minarets of Samarkand in Uzbekistan, across the red deserts to the Oxus River, over the Hindu Kush to Kabul and Afghanistan and down through the Khyber Pass to the plains of northern India.


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This therefore is a difficult read – you know there is so much happening behind the scenes but none of it actually comes out. Aurangzeb enters the limelight late into the novel, as is befitting. Worth a read if not for the pleasure of the vision it provides, surely for the beautiful way it brings to life Mughal history. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Ships from and sold by turtlerun. I can’t wait to get to the next in this series!

By the time Aurangzeb came to power following a bloody and moghuk military coup, Shah Jahan had lost his empire and his family.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The narrowness of Aurangzeb would have been lost in the forgotten pages of history. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

The atrocities and treason by Aurengazeb are typically garnished by finely refined words.

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Jul 27, Suzanne rated it it was amazing. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. His only son, Babur, faces a seemingly impossible challenge.