Start your review of The Tainted Throne Empire of the Moghul, 4 Write a review Oct 10, Harshad Sharma rated it it was amazing Clearly the best one of the lot so far, the story of Khurram aka "Shah Jahan" is far better than his ancestors. Thoroughly enjoyable and projecting a clear protagonist unlike the previous ones where the Moghuls are kind of anti-hero, if any of the Moghuls worthy enough to rule quarter of the world population and the richest of the empires in this historical fictional world is the aptly named Ruler of the World Shah jahan. May 23, Shrikanth Venne rated it liked it Book 4 of moghuls is about mainly 4 characters. Mehrunisa - 4th book mostly revolves around her, who is ambitious, manipulative, cunning and a great presence of mind. She is the main character in this book. Being an empress she has done an excellent job of handling the empire on behalf of Jahangir Salim.
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Humayun is a well-meaning but dissolute ruler, prone to rash judgement and easily manipulated. 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.
Humayun spends the next fifteen years rebuilding his strength, partly with Persian aid. Barely six months after rebuilding the Mughul Empire, Humayun breaks his neck when he tumbled down a flight of stairs. Ruler of the World Edit Akbar , a bold ruler, faced many problems to control a vast kingdom.
With many enemies, he had no one to trust, with his own milk-mother and brother planning to plot against him. He ranks among the greatest Moghuls. Tainted throne Edit Newly crowned Jahangir has literally everything a king wants.
But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake - rebelling? And to what lengths would he travel to get what he so earnestly wants - the one woman he unconditionally loves? And to what lengths would she herself go to ensure her position as the real power behind the throne?
Traitors in the Shadows Edit The sixth volume covers the reign of Aurangzeb.
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Broken but determined, he sets out on an epic journey across the Confederacy disguised in the grey coat of his one-time enemy. I had abused my body; if not cancer, some other malady would have struck me: But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake — rebelling? Next story Book review: Aug 05, Bobby D rated it it tue amazing Shelves: Just as the heirs of Timur the Great share intelligence, physical strength and utter ruthlessness, they also have a great weakness for wine and opium. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. Empire of the Moghul is a series of historical fiction novels written by Alex Rutherford the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston. She took away the reins of the kingdom from him.
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This episode, as well as his machinations to get back Mehrunissa give us a sense of the ruthlessness in him. Empire of the Moghul — Wikipedia And who will seize this moment for their own dark ends? But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake — rebelling? Even though the interest is slightly moggul compared to the older bikes of the series, this is certainly a good read.