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The Serpent’s Tooth (Empire of the Moghul, #5) by Alex Rutherford

But that is idle guess work. The construction of this magnificent tomb and the fuss around it take up a good part of the story. Aurangzeb enters the limelight late into the novel, as is befitting. There has since been published a sixth book. The fifth book in the enthralling Empire of the Moghul yhe. From the intense battles during the times of ruthegford first emperors, the scenes have shifted more towards brooding and power plays within the family in the series now.

He maintained cordial relations with Rajputs and other Hindu rulers in order to balance the power in favor of his empire.

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I wish someone can make a TV Series like Vikings on them someday. Though merciful to his siblings, their recurrent treachery forces Humayun to exile Askari and Kamran via a hajj to Meccawith Kamran being blinded on Humayun’s orders. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This book was intended to be the last in the Empire of the Mogul series written under a pen name by Diana and Michael Preston. Shah Jahan has been portrayed exactly as the history accounts of him.


My only beef is that nowhere was Babur’s full name mentioned. Instead, Dara comes off as a buffoon, Aurangzeb as a petulant teenager who is convinced that daddy does not love him, Murad as a cowardly lush, and Shah Shuja Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Don’t have a Kindle? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Clearly, given the absence of all information, there are some leaps of faith required and made by the author but none that deviates from seemingly the truth or an approximation thereof. Dec 16, Sangita rated it liked it.

I thank the author for his meticulous research that allow us to take a very believable look into the mindset of our Muslim conquerors. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Eagerly waiting for the next sequel. 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.

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The Serpent’s Tooth

The Tainted Throne Empire of the Moghul. A combination of battlefield defeats from Bengali ruler Sher Shah and treachery from his half-brothers Kamran and Askari leave Humayun with only the Afghan portions of the empire. Jul 07, Meghant Parmar rated it it was amazing. However when I started this book i had nearly gotten the impression that I could have learned more from a fourth grade history book.

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The Tainted Throne Empire of the Moghul 4. Humayun is a well-meaning but dissolute ruler, prone to rash judgement and easily manipulated.

Says Diana ‘our greatest love is India where we’ve spent at least a year of our lives. Empire of the Moghul on your Kindle in under a minute. 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.

Certainly a very well written account of the life story of Shah Jahan from the moment of his coronation till his very death. In this book the author’s narration kept me going.