Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne emperor Akbar, and his son Jahangir is crowned as ruler of the empire. This is the fourth in the Moghul quintet. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul historical-adventure series set during the sixteenth and seventeenth. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul The Tainted Throne: Empires of the Moghul: Book IV (Empire of the Moghul 4) – Kindle edition by Alex Rutherford. Download it once and read it on your.

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The Tainted Throne (Empire of the Moghul, #4) by Alex Rutherford

Young love between a prince and a pauper which culminated in the largest and most magnificent tribute ever to a wife in the known history of the world. Mar 14, Abhishek rated it really liked it.

The battle is quickly over and Khusrau is captured. Now I can’t hold back from reading the remaining parts of the series. Her machinations against Khurram empiree the book ticking. Alex Rutherford – Empire of the Moghul: Jahangir even requested his father, Akbar,but tainter refused to break the bethrothal.

Mehrunisa is example of a women who is ambitious in those days when women were considered backward.

Empire of the Moghul is a series of historical fiction novels written by Alex Rutherford the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston. While Babur was focused on tainteed a foothold in India and Humayun was engaged in clinging on to it, the empire effectively shifted gears into efficient administration by the time of Akbar.


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In this book he has a character who only and only trusts her wife mehrunisa. The life rafts washed overboard and the superstructure iced up like the inside of an old fridge, putting us in danger of capsizing.

The Tainted Throne

In doing so, can she expose a gentler taintd to the brutal King? Empire of the Moghul is a fantastic series for anyone interested in learning more about the great Moghuls. The first volume revolves around the story of Baburheir to the ruler of FerghanaUmar Shaikh.

As Jahangir succumbs increasingly to opium and alcohol possibly encouraged by the queen she takes control of the running of the empire and then tries to ensure that Jahangir’s successor would also be her puppet.

Rutherford continues his streak at writing highly readable historic fiction and since the material is the stuff of soap operas, he relishes the subject.

Book review: ‘Empire of The Moghul: The Tainted Throne’

This book, like the previous two, fails to cater to my expectations. The fourth and I think penultimate installment of the ‘Empire of the Moghul’. Says Diana ‘our greatest love is India where we’ve spent at least a year of our lives. Keep me logged in on this computer. While working on our book about Captain Scott and the race for the South Pole, ‘A First Rate Tragedy’, the Russian research vessel on which we were sailing into Antarctica’s Ross Sea was nearly lost in one of the worst storms in Antarctic history with knot winds over kilometres per hour and 20 metre high waves.

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Jul 24, Rahul Khatri rated it really liked it. It reinforces the politics of the time and some sort of unstated rule that a Mughal emperor somehow must struggle his way to the throne even though it would empirr that it was his, and thr on a tgrone. He mercilessly crushed rebellions, entered into matrimonial alliances with the throje Rajputs, and controlled his son’s ambitions to build the greatest kingdom of the subcontinent.

Create An Account Why Join? No amount of wealth and ruthlessness can protect him from his sons’ desire for power. The war scenes, are predictably, elaborate. Oct 21, Karunakaran N. Alex Rutherford has deftly imagined how she and Jahangir came to be married. The Tainted Throne Author: Unlike the other books, this book explores the female counterpart of the mughal empire. This is one of histories great love stories.

Jahangir is like the planet of neptune or uranus – known to be a part of the solar system but quite often forgotten. This is the fourth moghuul in the series written by Diana and Michael Preston.

Also, despite knowing the basic details, I found myself anticipating what would happen next. A mystery to be solved. You have a weak king, a remarkably cunning but strong queen, an ambitious but loyal son and a weak son that queen desperately wants to promote.