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Novel set in the Mughal Empire, covers court politics, medieval culture. excellent writing and fun reading
Paperback, 362 pages
Published April 4th 2006 by Rupa (first published 2006)
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Rahmath
People who have heard of the Mughal Dynasty know of Akbar ,for he was the greatest ruler of the Mughal dynasty, Jehangir/Salim immortalized by his love , Anarkali and their tragic love story, Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal for their love story which has a physical personification in the Taj Mahal, Aurangazeb for being the last strong ruler of the Dynasty. and then, people know Nur Jahan , Jahangir’s Queen who was a political maestro.
But what about others who were connected to them? What about their
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Ankur Chawla
Well.. History is one of the most debatable subject. I would say the story was ok nothing much different from any other reads that are available in market... there are however much detailed reads like feast of roses series available in Market. I see that the writer has tried to write a few lines about the character portraid but the effect that it should have created did not happen and the book failes misarebly on that front in the end it is all about mugals nurjahan and khurram etc etc but not a ...more
Pragya Bhatt
I generally enjoy historical fiction because it humanizes history. This book had a lot of scope for those who like history. It could've provided the untold story of those that history forgets. But I didn't like the quality of writing. I think the writer could've gone a few drafts of the story to improve the quality and that would've made the story more compelling.
Gagan
never knew that books with historical background can be as interesting as this one...i am hooked.
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