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A Kingdom Divided

Empire of the Moghul

Empire of the Moghul (Volume 2)

Author: Alex Rutherford

A Kingdom Divided

A Kingdom Divided

$11.99

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Already an international bestseller, A Kingdom Divided continues the epic story of the Moghuls, one of the most magnificent and violent dynasties in world history.

India, 1530....

Page Count
448
On Sale
07/05/2011

Book Details

Already an international bestseller, A Kingdom Divided continues the epic story of the Moghuls, one of the most magnificent and violent dynasties in world history.

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.

Imprint Publisher

Thomas Dunne Books

ISBN

9781429990301

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In The News

“The hand-to-hand combat pulsates with heroic vigor and plentiful gore, sure to entertain fans, and the climax paves the way for the next epic entry.” —Publishers Weekly

“This book has everything: a flawed yet heroic leader, love, jealousy, and treachery. It is a perfect summer read--fast paced and completely absorbing.” —City A.M. (U.K.)

“A roaring landslide of an historical epic full of the red-hot heat of battle and the blackout of treachery, with a cast of characters to die for.” —The Northern Echo (U.K.)

“Literally packed with the stuff of legend--bloody battles, brutal killings, and treachery--this is a turbulent and timeless story told with gripping reality and epic scope.” —Lancashire Evening Post (UK)

“Extremely readable . . . and Rutherford . . . has mined the rich historical material to tell a cracking tale.” —The Times of India

“Rutherford very deftly re-creates the life and times of the second Moghul emperor who ruled present-day Afghanistan, Pakistan, and parts of northern India.” —The Sunday Tribune (India)

“A historical novel filled with authentic historical characters that give the readers a glimpse into the savagery and ruthless ambition of the Moghul rulers.” —Deseret News on Raiders from the North

“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 on Raiders from the North

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A Kingdom Divided

A Kingdom Divided

$11.99