Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne emperor Akbar, and his son Jahangir is crowned as ruler of the empire. This is the fourth in the Moghul quintet. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul historical-adventure series set during the sixteenth and seventeenth. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul The Tainted Throne: Empires of the Moghul: Book IV (Empire of the Moghul 4) – Kindle edition by Alex Rutherford. Download it once and read it on your.

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But by ordering the execution of his two brothers, does he set an example for his sons — especially Aurangzeb — who are responsible for the bloodiest chapter in the Mughal period? All that said I have bought 4 hardback books in the series, and will keep buying books by Rutherford, I hope he learns to breath life into his characters to they thronf more that page golems, but even if he does not he tells a story well and loves his subject. Jahangir married Mehrunissa, who was like a soul-mate to him and he loved her with all his heart.

Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne

Does he feel pride in their achievements or view them with suspicion and fear? He is named Shah jaahan yes the empkre person who built Taj Mahal.

Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. The writing style was consistent throughout. A dependable history telling by Preston couple.

To help us get inside the heads of the founders of the Moghul dynasty for our fiction quintet ‘Empire of the Moghul’, we’ve read all the chronicles of the time.


But now the command was his, as the empire was his and so the time had come when he could be with her. Like book three, The Tainted Throne too deals with the relationship between emperor and crown prince, who in this case is Khurram the future Shah Jahan. Under the name of Nur Jahan, she was the one who took all the decision, sealed all official letters. So after a long internal I locked another instalment of the’ Empire of the Moghul ‘ series.

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The Tainted Throne (Empire of the Moghul, #4) by Alex Rutherford

There’s a catch, though: Published May 10th by Headline Review first published May 1st But this is the final flowering of a doomed empire and, while Shah Jahan mourns his dead wife and obsesses over the Taj Mahal, her monument, his son Aurangzeb is planning to take his father’s throne, by any means necessary. Until the time of Jahangir, women were hazy figures forever committed to the background never to be heard of much at the Mughal court.

Return to Book Page. However, this book is not so about the king or his son From Babur’s life long struggle as a King without a land, my personal favorite Humayun’s classic come back, the greatest of ’em all Akbar’s liberal views and shortcomings as a father, Jahangir’s frustration as a son and failure as an emperor, to Shah Jahan’s love for Mumtaz and ascendance to throne, t Empire of the Moghul is a fantastic series for anyone interested in learning more about the great Moghuls.

The fifth in a powerful and epic series of novels about the ruthless warrior emperors who ruled much of central Asia through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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When Henrietta falls under the spell of Kaus, an outsider and petty criminal, Jane takes to trailing the couple, spying on their trysts, until one night, Henrietta vanishes into the woods.

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A perfect summer on the Greek island of Lefkas for three young people untroubled by the simmering politics of Europe. The author’s distinguished style of elaborating minute details, while creating the larger canvas for the story is well established.

They are keen travellers and have now clocked up visits to over of the world’s countries. It isn’t as good as page turner I expected it to be.

Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break. May 17, Dinakar rated it really liked it. But still, the recital kept me at tenderhooks yearning for more. Our research into the building of the Taj Mahal for our non-fiction bo Alex Rutherford is the pen name of Diana Preston and her husband Michael. The writer has to have something if he can make me read history.

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