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Who has finally ascended the throne thou his still very young at 14 to be taken seriously as the Badshah.

At times though, the description of battles becomes verbose, but I guess rutherfkrd ok as this is a book about an emperor and his ambitions! Now that I have finished the book, I can move on to the third book of the series. He had to flee from India to Rajasthan to Afghanistan to Persia, where finally with a troop of 10, cavalry gifted by the king who in return is gifted ruthreford Kohinoor Diamond.

However fate and destiny has its way of teaching him. What’s more, as any Moghul prince could inherit his father’s crown and become Emperor, his sons were brought up to be intensely competitive and suspicious of each other: For if he was to succeed he was to have troops confident in his success, for each victory would add to the tide of this confidence and deplete the strength of his opponents. I am pretty sure Akbar was a title given to him much later. The story looks at the macro view namely the rule of the Mughals and the micro view the finer details like how Humayun suffered during his exile, his love for opium, e Action, drama, heroism, deceit, loyalty, valor, honor, love, sex, betrayal, He tells himself that everything he has done has been necessary – moral, even.


I am happy that we see Hamida a lot in this book because most female characters have not appeared a lot in the book. And after reading more than pages about this fiercest warriorI’m bound to put this man among some of the inspiring personalities. Says Diana ‘our greatest love moghlu India where we’ve spent at least a year of our lives. He had not known that it was his own brother.

The story of Humayun is one that is filled with a lot of dramatic elements. My experience ruthrrford having read some book series is that usually it is a one way downhill, first one rutherfird amazing and then you just continue through the rest of the series only to finish the story.

The writing in the book was alright, nothing special.

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He grew up amidst hardships and shifting loyalties and slowly came of age as his father reclaimed the throne of Hindustan.

Apr 29, Luther Obrock rated it did not like it. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. If you’re interested in history, this does infuse life to the characters familiar from textbooks. There is another positive dimension when success is attributed to a particular family like the Moghuls, for each victory is attributed to the Moghul name, further enhancing their charmed reputation.

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In totality, it is a beautiful read and I am totally hooked on to this author. 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. The writing is as compelling as the events described and kept me eagerly leaping from one page to the next’ — Emlire Smith.

Sep 15, Dipa rated it liked it. He spent years sorting issues of his half-brothers While he was the son of his father in matters of warfare, Humayun slowly ruthervord into the complacency of being a ruler and paid the ultimate prize for it. The book mainly shows the journey of Humayun and he did have other characters along side him but we don’t get to see a lot about them.


Empire of the Moghul Series

I found this book interesting for its period details an lavish depiction of around the s in Northern India and Persia, when the Moghul emperor Humayun ruled, lost then conquered Hindustan again, while warring with his half-brothers for the throne of the Mughal empire. He has paid for it with blood: Except for a few characters and events, history has been not tampered with much. Yet to gain his throne he has followed the savage ‘throne or coffin’ traditions of his ancestors – descendants of Genghis Khan and Tamburlaine.

The sixth volume covers the reign of Aurangzeb. For example we don’t see Humayuns half sister Gulbana and characters like her have not been developed slot in the book. See 2 questions about Brothers At War…. If you love action fiction, set alexx history then you will enjoy this entertaining series of books.

Jahangir, the triumphant Moghul Emperor and ruler of most of the Indian subcontinent, is doomed. Yes it is fictional, but the campaigns and people they defeat are true. In fact, there are many places where I loved the book.

None-the-less it makes for a fantastic read of what may have been They are keen travellers and have now clocked up visits to over of the world’s countries.