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Empire of the Moghul: The Serpent’s Tooth

Nonetheless Humayun successfully holds his father’s empire for nearly ten years and conquers Gujarat before he suffers several setbacks that nearly cost him his throne. Unputdownable if you are into history stuff.

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. Empore life full of hardships, glory and the heydays of the Mughal empire. Babur had chosen Humayun as his successor not because he was the eldest, but because he bieved he was most worthy.

Authentic characters and sweeping action’ Wilbur Rutheford. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Khanzadamy favourite and aunt of Humayunwho palys the role of a true mentor in Humayun’s life just like his grandmother played a crucial role in advising to his father Babur. He has paid for it with blood: Last but the least GulbadanHumayun’s half sister who grown up in the fort with other brothers but supported Humayun and played herself as ambassador for Humayun on numerous occasions.

The story looks at the macro view namely the rule of the Mughals and the micro view the finer details like how Ruthrrford suffered during his exile, his empirf for opium, etc.


The character of Humayun that Alex Rutherford conjures is a person who made a lot of mistakes in his earlier age and learned from each of them to his own benefit.

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

Finally done with this book. Sher Shah from Bengal was manacing with the help of his half-brothers.

Aug 20, Vinayak Makale rated it liked it. Yes it is fictional, but the campaigns and peo This series of books tell about the Mongal invasion and conquering of a great deal of India in the ‘s and ‘s and their rule. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This book covers the story of Babur’s favourite child Humayun. Brothers at war was quite fascinating, however disappointed me quite a lot- not because the author’s writing was not satisfying but rutherfore I expected a lot out of a “great” emperor.

The story is captivating and keeps one hooked on until the end.

Empire of the Moghul Series

But as the years pass rjtherford haunt him – memories of a father who never loved him and a mother who lies in the Taj Mahal; of murdered brothers and of sons and daughters locked in sunless prisons.

KamranHumayun’s half brother is embedded as a witty and greedy prince who thinks of being undermined by his father ’cause his name was not second by his father for the Emperor. Jan 18, David added it.

Ahmend Khanchief of Scouts of Humayun’s armywho used to plan up the procession details of his own that too by sending advance scout parties and lead his scouts in the worst-case scenarios. Barely 2 months earlier Humayum and his half- brothers had carried their father’s coffin.

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. He was great warrior but questionably poor administrator. Humayun thwarts an early attempt by his brothers to grab the throne, but spares their lives and sends them away to rule far away regions.


A Man of words he wasfulfilling the promise he’d given to his father till the last breath and even remembered the one he’d made to a mere soldier to sit on his throne as an emperor for few hours.

May 20, Radhika Taneja rated it liked it. Though he was considered a fine warrior but he also had a fascination for worldly charms. Once Jahangir is tempted, his talented wife, Mehrunissa, is only too willing to take up the reins of empire.

As I’d mentioned aboveauthors had not just described milieu in a wonderful way but also minutely crafted each and every character. He does make a comeback but it is more luck than d Humayun lacks the moghu, of Babur. He does make a comeback but it is more luck than determination. Brothers at War The thrilling story of the second great Moghul Emperor, whose fatal flaws threatened everything his dynasty had fought for Full description.

The Journey of Humayun fascinated futherford. We see the fall and rise of Humayun, how he started his emperors life with glorious Hindustan and struggled to keep it.

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The first tentative grapple hooks of the Mughal empire placed on Indian soil get rutherfofd almighty shake in the second installment of this series. The novel itself was fascinating, but paled in comparison to the first book in the trilogy: See 2 questions about Brothers At War….