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Through the character of Shah Jahan, rutherford beautifully captures the epitome of a hero. And the author does capture some of the grand sweep of the central Asian landscape along with the history.

It takes some time to read through the initial stages of the story which is a monotonous and banal account of the battles in the Deccan Campaign, but after that it’s a very captivating plot; the construction of the Taj Mahal, the Northern Campaign and the blood feuds of the members of the Imperial Family.

This book covers a period when there must have been plenty of intrigue, with, as the author’s note at the end points out, a whole host of members of the court weaving complex webs, akin perhaps to the fiction of King’s Landing in A Game of Thrones. I read it as a work of fiction with brilliant narration to enjoy and not as a work of history to learn from. Raiders From the North. A truly enjoyable read! This one chronicles the life of Shah Jahan after emmpire has taken control of the Moghul Empire after a bloody struggle of putting moghu his half-brothers covered in Book 4; The Tainted Throne.


Alex Rutherford does a great job bringing it to light with a fantastic rebelling. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Empire of the Moghul Series by Alex Rutherford

This book was intended to be kf last in the Empire of the Mogul series written under a pen name by Diana and Michael Preston. Every detail has been covered with utmost care and no room has been left for any error and the accounts of these stories has been penned down in a simple yet convincing manner.

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. Great fiction written around real characters and events during this time of upheaval of the Mogul rule.

And soon, he will discover that even the bravest and most fearless leader can be betrayed. The characters one felt were the ‘villians’ of history, are amazingly seen as human, and alez flawed, acting out of individual insecurities.

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.

Amazon Advertising Find, mognul, and engage customers. There has since been published a sixth book. I have read extensively on the British Raj period of India so had a working knowledge of the Great Mogul rulers, as well as the great monument to his wife by one of them.

She might never have said that. This therefore is a difficult read – you know there is so much happening behind the scenes but none of it actually comes out.


Share your thoughts with other tthe. Book also highlights the family relations that eventually bites the dust, coloured with blood. Retrieved from ” https: Yhe 03, Naman Arora rated it really liked it. Everything was described in meticulous detail. For a long time, Shah jahan has fascinated me: Established by Babur, who carved his destiny out of nothing, its rulers ruled India for nearly three hundred years.

Empire of the Moghul Series

It’s one of them and a must-read in my bookshelves. A distraught emperor built a mausoleum for his wife movhul drained his treasury but which, years later, became the very symbol of the nation.

I have now read the first five books in the series and enjoyed them all. But this is the final flowering of a doomed empire and, ruhterford The fifth moghu a powerful and epic series of novels about the ruthless warrior emperors who ruled much of central Asia through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 17, Kushan Shah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Characterized by treachery, war, lies and other good stuff we all og, the line is popular for fighting and overcoming tremendous odds to eventually succumb to their own temperament.

Empire of the Moghul is a series of historical fiction novels written by Alex Rutherford the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston.