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Jul 11, Hal Harker rated it it was amazing. Early in his reign his wife Mumtaz Mahel died in childbirth her 14th. Customers who bought this item also bought. A distraught emperor built a mausoleum for his wife that drained his treasury but which, years later, became the very symbol of the nation.

Worth a read if not for the pleasure of the vision it provides, surely for the beautiful way it brings to life Mughal history. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I could actually feel Shah Jehan’s suffering at the death of his only lover, friend, and guide and the urgency and desire to fulfil her dying wish. The author has been able to justify the actions in a very commendable way. I skipped pages in between because it was all about somebody pulling his horse left while another was ot his sword to the right!


However, this is good historical fiction. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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empirf He tried to explain samargarh battle between aurangzeb murad and dara sukoh all son of shah jahan and death of dara sukoh. Feb 26, Supriya Ramacha rated it really liked it. Many readers will be surprised to read of the great tolerance for other religions this Mogul ruler and his predecessors had for those other religions, even emmpire the point of taking them into his personal household and military as amongst his closest advisors.

The life of Jahanara highlights the fate of most girls born in the royal family.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This book quenches my thirst of knowing him and in the process tells a great story of love, loss, betrayal and greed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Alex Rutherford does a great job bringing it to light with a fantastic rebelling. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Buy the selected items together This item: The episode of the scarring of Jahanara is narrated with sensitivity.

Humayun is a well-meaning but dissolute ruler, prone to rash judgement and easily manipulated. This book and the entire series is a must-read for people who like history, historical novels, etc. Through the character of Shah Jahan, rutherford beautifully captures the epitome of a hero.


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It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. The author does a stellar job in portraying the stark contrast to this extravagance as Shah Jahan mounts his scorching campaign across the lengths and breadths of Deccan and other areas in order to recapture his lost hold.

That would have emire a far more interesting story. I had a hard time finishing this – it was uncomfortable reading for me. Humayun spends the next fifteen years rebuilding his strength, partly with Persian aid.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Although the stories mostly leave out the average subject of the Empire and those oppressed under its rule I became quite invested in the various characters that challenged for the thrown.

Empire of the Moghul Series

The Tainted Throne Empire of the Moghul 4. Now, waiting for the last part. Empire of The Moghul: And to what lengths would she herself go to ensure her position as the real power behind the throne?

My only beef is that nowhere was Babur’s full name mentioned. The fifth book moghull the enthralling Empire of the Moghul series.