Empire of the Moghul is a series of historical fiction novels written by Alex Rutherford the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston. The series consists of six volumes covering the rise and height of the Moghul Empire in medieval India. The first volume revolves around the story of Babur , heir to the ruler of Ferghana , Umar Shaikh. The second volume tells the story of Humayun , Babur's son and the second ruler of the Moghul Empire. Humayun is a well-meaning but dissolute ruler, prone to rash judgement and easily manipulated.
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The largely untold story of the rise and fall of one of the most powerful, opulent and glittering dynasties in history. It is when the tragic death of the ruler of Ferghana leaves his only son, twelve-year-old Babur, facing a seemingly impossible challenge: to live up to the example of his great ancestor, Tamburlaine, whose conquests stretched from Delhi to the Mediterranean, from wealthy Persia to the wildernesses along the Volga.
But Babur is dangerously young to inherit a kingdom and, from that moment, his precarious reign will be fraught with danger, in a world of tribal rivalries, rampaging armies and ruthlessly ambitious enemies. Empire of the Moghul: Traitors in the Shadows. Empire of the Moghul: The Serpent's Tooth. Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne. Empire of the Moghul: Ruler of the World. Empire of the Moghul: Brothers at War. A totally absorbing narrative filled with authentic historical characters and sweeping action set in an age of horrifying but magnificent savagery.
The writing is as compelling as the events described and kept me eagerly leaping from one page to the next - Wilbur Smith. Rutherford's glorious, broad-sweeping adventure in the wild lands of the Moghul sees the start of a wonderful series In Babur, he has found a real-life hero, with all the flaws, mistakes and misadventures that spark true heroism Breathtaking stuff - Manda Scott.
Alex Rutherford brings the period and the history of the region alive. The characters are dynamic, and the deadly regional politics of alliances and treaties are reflected by the internal tensions at court - US Historical Novel Society. The World According to Anna. The Abyssinian Proof. The Camel Bookmobile. The Light of Evening. The Unfinished Novel and Other stories. From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest. Self's Punishment. Your cart Close. Go Search. Download Image Download Image.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A new emperor, Aurangzeb, sits on India's glittering Peacock Throne - the throne he seized from his father while the old emperor still lived. He has paid for it with blood: during the brutal civil war he hunted down and killed his brothers. Now he must return the Moghul Empire to the true path and achieve new glory. But the exercise of great power is isolating. With enemies everywhere, who should he trust?