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Empire of the Moghul Series by Alex Rutherford

It takes some time to read through the initial stages of the story which is a monotonous and banal account of the battles in the Deccan Campaign, but after that it’s a very captivating plot; the construction of the Taj Mahal, the Northern Campaign and the blood feuds of the members of the Imperial Family.

So how Shah Jahan will manage threat from his sons knowing well aware that one of his children or all of them will ultimately revolt against him. Apr 07, Matt Kelland rated it liked it Shelves: Of the five books in the Empire of the Moghul series I liked this one best. I can’t wait to get to the next in this series! That one deliberate change in how the relationship is portrayed made me question the authenticity of most projected in the book.

The fighting scenes and the intimate scenes are so repetitive and boring that they almost put you to sleep. This novel gave a lot of background information about Babur’s life in an intelligent and exciting way. Jul 03, Naman Arora rated it really liked it.


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The Mughals also had an interesting philosophy about their claims for succession to the throne which went – Takht ya Takhta and which literally meant the throne or the coffin and almost every Mughal child came to adulthood subscribing to this ideology.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. The first volume revolves around the story of Baburheir to the ruler of FerghanaUmar Shaikh. I’d definitely not recommend this book to anyone who is not a history enthusiast. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. So much potential existed to make this a spell-binding story, but the author alez all of it.

What a wonderful and moving description of love and separation. A combination of battlefield defeats from Bengali ruler Sher Shah and treachery from his half-brothers Kamran and Askari leave Humayun with only the Afghan portions of the empire. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

I do not know how faithful he rutuerford to Baburnama. Says Diana ‘our greatest love is India where we’ve spent at least a year of empjre lives. I had a hard time finishing this – it was uncomfortable reading for me.

With the wisest of advisers and most courageous of warriors by his side, Babur can achieve a great destiny and found an empire in India, but every step of his journey will be fraught with danger. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The new Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan reigns over a colossally wealthy empire of million souls. The life of Jahanara highlights the fate of most girls born in the royal family.

The Serpent’s Tooth

Don’t have a Kindle? Through the character of Shah Jahan, rutherford beautifully captures the epitome of a hero.

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.


The Mughals came from the steppes of Central Asia and conquered much of Hindustan. Write a customer review. Pages with related products. Ships from and sold mothul turtlerun. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

He tried to explain samargarh battle between aurangzeb murad and dara sukoh all son of shah jahan and death of dara sukoh. He died in house arrest, a mentally broken man. From the time he rutherfordd his wife Mumtaz, the emperor is obsessed with building a memorial for her which finally took form as the splendid Taj Mahal.

The series consists of six volumes covering the rise and height of the Moghul Empire in medieval India. Shoot us a mail at contact vaultofbooks.

Empire of the Moghul: The Serpent’s Tooth by Alex Rutherford – Books – Hachette Australia

This comes back to haunt him after his sons become grown men. Our research into the building of the Taj Mahal for our non-fiction bo Alex Rutherford is the pen name of Diana Preston and her husband Michael. Another good book in this long series. See all 51 reviews. The qualities of a hero, of how he stands strong through all the problems and how he fights for his rights, mooghul makes you enter into hero worshipping for Jahan.

The description given at each instances invoke the prodigy and skills of author in providing psychological realism through simple style of story telling.