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The authors have surpassed themselves. This book depicts how quest for power can turn once loving family into blood enemies of each other destroying their inner peace.

The Serpent’s Tooth Empire of the Moghul. As much as we Hindus may dislike this part of our history, the fact is that Babur was no worse a human being than Sultan Ibrahim whom he replaced. There has since been published a sixth book.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Now, waiting for the last part. Rutherrord, this is good historical fiction. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

A quick and interesting read. Start reading Raiders from the North: The rest of course is history. Akbara bold ruler, faced many problems to control a vast kingdom. Ultimately,the death of sons,plight of Shah jaha the book is really good. Most fictitious characters are like alter egos of the rulers giving further insights to their often isolated personalities.

Jul 11, Hal Harker alfx it it was amazing. So much potential existed to make this a spell-binding story, but the author ignored all of it. But having eutherford some other stuff about the Mughal emperors, I felt the authors did tamper with some real events in the name of creative liberty. I’m excited to read the I’ve enjoyed all the books in this series, but “The Serpent’s Tooth” is the strongest since “Raiders From the North,” which hooked me.


Like all the other four books in the series, this one too, does not disappoint.

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One of the reasons is that it has all the drama that a playwright can imagine. 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.

He tried to explain samargarh battle between aurangzeb murad and dara sukoh all son of shah jahan and death of dara sukoh. This was the first book I have read by this author.

The narrowness of Aurangzeb would have been lost in the forgotten pages of history. By doing this author has succeeded well in narration. He ranks among the greatest Moghuls. In all these book has it all: But if that was a loss — and it would have been a loss — gains would have been greater. Over the years we’ve also retraced laex steps of the Moghuls from the Ferghana Valley in Kyrgyzstan — home to the first Moghul emperor, the boy-king Babur — to Iran moghu to the blue domes and minarets of Samarkand in Uzbekistan, across the red deserts to the Oxus River, over the Hindu Kush to Kabul and Afghanistan and down through the Khyber Pass to the plains of northern India.

And to what lengths would she herself go to ensure her position as the rutherfoed power behind the throne? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I didn’t like how they glossed over Babur’s relation with Baburi.

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Jun 08, Sahil Pradhan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Start reading Raiders from the North: But, i guess Mughal ancestry of Thorn or Coffin plagued every Mughal emperor. This book covers a period when there must have been plenty of intrigue, with, as the author’s note at the end points out, a whole host of members of the court weaving complex webs, akin perhaps to the fiction of King’s Landing in A Game of Thrones. One of the seven wonders off the world.


Great fiction written around real characters and events during this time of upheaval of the Mogul rule. The reign of Shah Jahan is a good example of how not to administer a large empire and how the lack of a strong central ruler can bring stagnation to an empire. His thoughts about his wife touches you but his tactlessness in handling Aurangzeb frustrates you too.

The fifth in a powerful and epic series of novels about the ruthless warrior emperors who ruled much of central Asia through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

What I really love about the story is that it hardly deviates from actual events as the story is more or less based on facts. When he falls ill, civil war breaks out – ruthless, murderous and uncontrollable – and the foundations of the empire itself begin to shake. Two Years with the Peace Corps in Uzbekistan. I wish someone can make a TV Series like Vikings on them someday. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Lists with This Book. Empire of the Moghul: Without having ever met the various actors in this long saga, Rutherford succeeds in being the best representer for them.

What if Shah Jahan had recognized that Aurangzeb was becoming less tolerant towards other religions and had spent time to counter it?