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The second volume tells the story of HumayunBabur’s son and the second ruler of the Moghul Empire. No stone has been left unturned to keep readers engaged with subtlety and craftiness as we read how the Emperor of the World deals with his grief. The story does not completely dwell on his deep love for his wife and his obsession for building the Taj.

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This was the first book I have read by this author. Mumtaz died and the family started drifting apart,slowly albeit steadily.

Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. That one deliberate change in how the relationship is portrayed made me question the authenticity of most projected in the book. The book makes you wonder, and that I think comes only from a master story teller.

This comes back to haunt him after his sons become grown men. Jul 07, Meghant Parmar rated it it was amazing. I didn’t like how mighul glossed over Babur’s relation with Baburi. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Even the easiest bit of intrigue – the betrayal of Dara Laex – is told ex post through exposition by a roving scout. Maybe it’s because it’s the best story. What does the future hold?


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Read reviews that mention raiders from the north alex rutherford genghis khan historical fiction year old well written babur lives empjre life mughal emperors rutherfird asia mughal empire fictional characters highly recommend indian history character development wazir khan good read look forward book in the series second book reading this book.

What we get out of it is sheer magic – the journey of Shah Jahan’ s life – his love, his happiness, his sadness and ultimately death. When he falls ill, civil war breaks out – ruthless, murderous and uncontrollable – and the foundations of the empire itself begin to shake.

Shah Jahan is historically famous for building Taj Mahal. Can their love survive the finality of death?

I forgot their names The author has written about the then time in a particular manner and that keeps you hooked until the end. Much has been written about the Mughal dynasty and it’s impact on India.

Share your thoughts with other customers. But having read some other stuff about the Mughal emperors, I felt the authors did tamper with some real events in the name of creative liberty. Get to Know Us. Now, waiting for the last part. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The fact that almost all of it is real and not formulaic fiction makes it all the more fascinating. Jun 28, Arun Divakar rated it liked it.

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If that was how Aurangzeb saw his role as emperor of Hindustan not as the land of Hindus, but as the land south of the Industhe country reaped a bitter harvest years later when the land was divided along religious lines.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Every detail has been covered with utmost care and Alex Rutherford has nailed this one to perfection. Learn more about Amazon Prime. But the import of her statement could not have been truer. But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake – rebelling?

Paperbackpages. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Empire of the Moghul is a series of historical fiction novels written by Alex Rutherford the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I’m still going to finish this series because I’ve gotten too far to turn back, but I go into the final volume with very low expectations. As his reign dawns, now is the time for Shah Jahan to secure his throne by crushing his enemies. 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.

The Moghul emperors are still bloodthirsty and entirely ruthless; they control a quarter of the world’s population and have wealth beyond imagining. The writing style may be a little sophomoric but the subject matter is spellbinding.