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A Kingdom Divided Empire of the Moghul

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Edition:
Reprint
ISBN13:

9781250007292

ISBN10:
1250007291
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/19/2012
Publisher(s):
St. Martin's Griffin

Summary

Already an international bestseller, A Kingdom Dividedcontinues the epic story of the Moghuls, one of the most magnificent and violent dynasties in world history, and one which bears a close resemblance to the Dothraki in George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones.India, 1530. Humayun, the newly crowned second Moghul emperor, is a fortunate man. His father, Babur, has left him wealth, glory, and an empire that stretches a thousand miles south of the Khyber Pass; he must now build on his legacy, and make the Moghuls worthy of their legendary forebear, Tamburlaine.But, unbeknownst to him, Humayun is already in grave danger. His half-brothers are plotting against him; they doubt that he has the strength, the will, the brutality needed to command the Moghul armies and lead them to still-greater glories. Soon Humayun will be locked in a terrible battle: not only for his crown, not only for his life, but for the existence of the very empire itself.

Author Biography

ALEX RUTHERFORD is the pen name for Diana and Michael Preston, whose nonfiction has been awarded the Los Angeles Times Science and Technology Prize and been praised worldwide. They are also authors of Raiders From The North, the first book in the Empire of the Moghul series. They live in London.


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