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This is a very interesting phase of India’s history during a time of unbelievable wealth and grandure! This page was last edited on 7 Septemberat Both ultimately could never defeat their most feared enemy.

Empire of the Moghul Series

Once Jahangir is tempted, his talented wife, Mehrunissa, is only too willing to take up the reins of empire. Unlike Babur, though, I felt like Humayun makes for a less interesting and more problematic protagonist. When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly.

Humayun, probably because he lost Hindustan to Sher Shah, does not have a great perception among six great Rugherford. The portrait of the protagonist Humayun is one of the scoring points of the book. This series of books tell about the Mongal invasion and conquering of a great deal of India in the ‘s and ‘s and their rule.

His step brothers too went against him as he was selected as the next Mogul Rutherfodr. This series has developed into a fascinating insight into the rise and fall of a great and glorious dynasty.

So any scope of the intriguing story plot and surprises are nullified, which leaves the author with pretty much only narration to play with. The book depicts him as a self conscious, unsure and dreamy young king who seeks isolation and gazes at the stars for inspiration. Yes it is fictional, but the campaigns and peo This series of books tell about the Mongal invasion and conquering of a great deal of India in the ‘s and ‘s and their rule.


It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. When it comes to the end of the story, and somehow the stars have aligned correctly for once and Humayun’s is back in the ascendant, it’s easy to wonder if this Moghul Emperor genuinely deserved what he ended up with or not.

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These books made me imagine those times, the mere scale of activities, the hardships compared to today! I await the final book on Akbar. Humayun’s life is portrayed as a determined struggle to win back his empire. The Mogul Rulers were direct descendants from Gengis Khan and Timur, a fact that is often lost to most. Return to Book Page. Also thanks to his star gazing and heavy opium he made each day of the week into a theme day for example on Monday – Justice, Tuesday – Finance etc and thus due to this his power over his people started to wane.

Empire of the Moghul Series 6 Book Series. The tale that he weaves around historical events is as captivating as the first book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. At the end, the author had mentioned about the degree of liberty that he had taken. The novel itself was fascinating, but paled in comparison to the first book in the trilogy: Books in This Series 6 Books Hide books already in your library 0. The books seems to be showing a pattern – starting with a prince who has just ascended the throne and ending with the heir in the same position.


Its a brilliant rendition of Humayun, thou the author has hidden the true character to ruthsrford a strong protagonist. His name was Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and that is where I am headed next. I am pretty sure Akbar was a title given to him much later.

I loved to see Humayun grow from a young boy to and emperor.

Humayun even gave him a bodyguard. Log In Members Login. His hunger to re-capture his lost throne was always there and he made the best use of the opportunities and rest is history.

Empire of the Moghul Series by Alex Rutherford

Information for Authors Booksellers Jobseekers Press. In Babur, he has found a real-life hero, with all the flaws, mistakes and misadventures that spark true heroism To ask other readers questions about Brothers At Warplease sign up. Don’t be discouraged from the bad points be user there are many other good points but my emotions are just raw right now. He’d discovered the sensual languor that a few pellets of opium could induce which triggered some chain of events that not just degraded his name but also the standard of living and hence starts the true gripping portion of the book.


Not a Member Yet? Says Diana ‘our greatest love is India where we’ve spent at least alx year of our lives. The experience was not transient and further impediment was caused by his half brothers, which made him drift further west to Persia.

Brothers at war is the second book in The moghul empire series.

It was the Mogul’s who first introduced artillery into India.