The first book in the Empire of the Moghul series: chronicling the rise and fall of the This item:Empire of the Moghul: Raiders From the North by Alex Rutherford . The complete series list for – Empire of the Moghul Alex Rutherford. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history. 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.

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All Formats Kindle Edition. 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.

Second in “Empire of the Emplre series by Alex Rutherford. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This tale begins where it left at the end of the first book,’the raider of the north’. Amidst the stench of trust, betrayal and struggle lies the immortal tale of Humayun’s struggle to reestablish the his legacy.

But, unbeknownst to him, Humayun is already in grave danger. The book is all about his initial success, reverses which bought him ,oghul from zenith to nadir and ultimate comeback. I loved to see Humayun grow from a young boy to and emperor.

I would even say this book is better than its predecessor. And probably same people are the root cause of establishment of such a great empire which indirectly directed this nation to a more peaceful path. Apr 27, Arun Divakar rated it liked it. 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, etc.

Says Diana ‘our greatest love is India where we’ve spent at least a year of our lives. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He has paid for it with blood: When he falls ill, civil war breaks out – ruthless, murderous and uncontrollable – and the foundations of the empire itself begin to shake.


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The writer takes you into battle alongside these Mogul rulers as they seize, lose and regain the throne of India. Newly crowned Jahangir has literally everything a king wants. Our research into the building of the Taj Mahal for our non-fiction book rutherfogd Teardrop on the Cheek of Time’, led us to explore the early history of the dynasty which built the Taj — the Moghuls. In the meantime, he marries Hamida, thus alienating Hindal, who also loved her the only half brother mognul had allied with him.

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This article consists almost entirely of a plot summary. The white bones of the elephants that fell were to remain there for many years to come. Now he must return the Moghul Empire to the true path and achieve new glory. In addition to scheming feudal lords and other relatives, he also has to deal with the treachery of his brothers yet again. When his father departed the Earth, he was only 13 years of age and a long life lay ahead of him.

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A worthwhile point of note is that the authors Alex Rutherford is the pseudonym for a British wife and husband duo made brief chapter-by-chapter notes of where they fictionalized various historical incidents or bent certain time-lines to suit the telling of this story. If you love action fiction, set in history then you will enjoy this entertaining series of books. But how will his God judge him? I think Rutherford tried his best to cope up with the characters and sequence of events but ,sorry to say, now the impact of this book is such on me that I emmpire that Humayun was portrayed as nothing but a weakling who inherited his father’s hard earned empire and lost it by engaging himself into fmpire such as stargazing and consumption of opium.


To have your dearest wish fulfilled isn’t always easy. Mar 02, Arun Batra rated it really liked it. Alex Rutherford is the pen name of Diana Preston and her husband Michael.

Story empiree with Babur’s reign in northern India as the Emperor of Hindustan but with time gets infected with the social ills that pulls him on the path as that of his father. He seems to be too soft hearted to be a ruler. His real name was Muhammad Jalaluddin. I remember reading just a small passage on Humayun in school history books.

He seems to understand his mistakes and works towards rectifying his mistakes. However, he wins you a few pages down the line with his kind heart a bit impractical, but Humayun wasn’t the tough ruler like Babur and endearing ways: Log In Members Login.

Brothers At War (Empire of the Moghul, #2) by Alex Rutherford

See 2 questions about Brothers At War…. Rutherford not only writes about war and politics but also deeply explores the various corners eempire the character’s mind.

Admittedly, rutherrford isn’t steely and strategic like Babur, but that’s what his charm is. The tension between Babar’s sons could have been much more satisfyingly told, it is a pity that it is all a bit superficial And this commence the lifelong struggle of Humayun to ensure his survival as well as of that of his empire.

Perhaps that is ‘the point’ of the story, but it’s a bit hard fmpire put up with for over pages. It gives an account of 2nd Mughal king- Humayun. He let his kingdom go, remained in exile all his life and died in a ridiculous staircase accident.