The first book in the Empire of the Moghul series: chronicling the rise and fall of The second enthralling installment in Alex Rutherford’s Empire of the Moghul. The Empire of the Moghul novels span the epic rise and fall of one of the Alex Rutherford’s internationally bestselling series continues with the story of the third . The complete series list for – Empire of the Moghul Alex Rutherford. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history.

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Views Read Edit View history. Honestly, the only reason I am still reading this series is because I have spent so much time and effort reading the books that I figured I might as well see it to the bitter end. What if Shah Jahan had recognized that Aurangzeb was becoming less tolerant towards other religions and thr spent time to counter it?

The Serpent’s Tooth Alex Rutherford. Fighting is in Optio Horatius Figulus’ blood. Her baby is adopted against her will.

But Telemachus has a message they can’t ignore. A problem muthal the Time Map reveals chaos in the 16th century and the wrong Tudor queen on the throne.

Empire of the Moghul: The Serpent’s Tooth by Alex Rutherford – Books – Hachette Australia

That would have made a far more interesting story. But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake – rebelling? If that was how Aurangzeb saw his role as emperor of Hindustan not as the land of Hindus, but as the land south of the Industhe country reaped a bitter harvest years later when the land was divided along religious lines. It has occurred to me that even though I knew something of the Moghul Empire I was unware of the individual emperors and their family rivalries and personal stories.

The Serpent’s Tooth (Empire of the Moghul, #5) by Alex Rutherford

Articles to be expanded from August All articles to be expanded Pages to import images to Wikidata. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It’s must read and will offer details about Moghul empire and the time of 17th century. Wading through the pages,the plot began to blossom and ultimately become nail biting.


Empire of the Moghul Series

He has paid for it with blood: Feb 01, Raja Subramanian rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book started out boring me so much that I was on the verge of tears. The True Queen mughaal Anne Boleyn: Henrietta and Jane are growing up in a farmhouse on the outskirts of town, their mother a remote artist, their father in thrall to the folklore and legend of their corner of New England.

A wonderful book that manages to weave in the magic of fiction through the historical facts, in the process resurrecting the era and the people and their feelings. Originally reviewed at Vaultofbooks.

This was the first book I have read by this author. So much potential existed to make this a spell-binding story, but the author ignored all of it.

Download Image Download Image. The qualities of a hero, of how he stands strong through all the problems and how he fights for his rights, truly makes you enter into hero worshipping for Jahan. And in terms of character development – suffice to say that a fictional character got most of the character development in the book, closely followed by the Taj Mahal, which is mentioned more times than Shah Shuja, Suleiman and Sipihr combined.

The description given at each instances invoke the prodigy and skills of author in providing psychological realism through simple style of story telling. Jahan had only the one wife and all of his children were full brothers and sisters. But his most dangerous enemy may be on his own side They come in honour of the fallen Bulla, Telemachus’s predecessor, not for the young upstart. After finishing this book, my regret and sorrow has increased manyfold.

Looking for beautiful books? From the intense battles during the times of the first emperors, the scenes have shifted more towards brooding and power plays within the family in the series now. General Corbulo must restore him to power, while also readying the troops for war with the powerful Parthian Empire.


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This therefore is a difficult read – you know there is so much happening behind the scenes but none of it actually comes out. Everything was described in meticulous detail. Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email.

If he ever became emperor, his intolerance would scar this land just as fire once scarred this face of mine. The series consists of six volumes covering the rise and height of the Moghul Empire in medieval India. Jul 20, VaultOfBooks rated it it was amazing. You can’t change History. Her dream, her paradise on earth, a symbol of love, an open challenge to all lovers. A vast fleet of pirate ships has gathered, black pennants fluttering in the breeze.

As the world slides towards conflict and Peter is forced to leave, they swear to meet again. When Henrietta falls under the spell of Kaus, an outsider and petty criminal, Jane takes to trailing the couple, spying on their trysts, until one night, Henrietta vanishes into the woods. The fifth in the series, its about the Emperor Shah Jahan known for his love to Mumtaz and the monument thereafter.

Jahan was cared for by a daughter Jahanara who remained loyal to him she was disfigured during a fire in the palace. More books by Alex Rutherford.

We are looking for perceptive readers who can write well, and we are eager to provide lots of free books in exchange for reviews. Jahangir, the triumphant Moghul Emperor and ruler of most of the Indian subcontinent, is doomed. Clemestes is astounded to find that he has been saved not by a powerful soldier, or a fellow sailor, but by a half-starved youth, compelled to come to the aid of a stranger, in the face of impossible odds.