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But what could he do to stop his eldest son from committing the gravest mistake – rebelling?

He then ran into extremely skillful and meticulous ruler Sher Shah, who despite being outnumbered unleashed two humiliating defeats.

Great story line but I just felt that useless bits were quite stretched and the other characters were not mohul enough. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This one starts off with an ‘off’ Humayun getting whatever he liked and whenever he wanted.

Apr 29, Luther Obrock rated it did not like it. Newly crowned Jahangir has literally everything a king wants.

Brothers At War

Kabul was the place where both launched their campaign for Hindustan. I did feel that the author we Brothers at war is the second book in The moghul empire series. The tale that he weaves around historical events is as captivating as the first book.


Rutgerford not his sons. Its a brilliant rendition of Humayun, thou the author has hidden the true character to build a strong protagonist. Apr 03, Ankit Hawk rated it really liked it Shelves: I did feel that the author went back a bit from alwx first book because the writing in the first book is really sophisticated and in this book the writing is kept simple and normal for all audience.

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. And to my pleasant surprise Alex Rutherford scores in all the relevant departments, this book is fantastic read, not very detailed but detailed just to the right degree ales make it a light read.

Humayun the newly anointed Mughal emperor is trying to establish himself as the supreme ruler of the vast Mughal empire.

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

Overall I thought this was a great book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Don’t be discouraged from the bad points be user there are many other good points but my emotions are just raw right now. Mar 02, Arun Batra rated it really liked it.

Indian history books hardly mention Humayun, except that he was the son of Babur and father of Akbar. But as the years pass memories 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. The first half does manage to hold attention, as Humayun squanders his inheritance and his brothers turn to foes and he is driven out of his empire, but the second half loses the steam and chugs along towards the predictable and lacklustre ending.


The tension between Babar’s sons could have been much more satisfyingly told, it is a pity that it is all a bit superficial Alex Rutherford is the pen name of Diana Preston and her husband Michael. What is truly inspirational is the fact that he never lost faith in himself. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. 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.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I am already salivating at the thought of exploring the mountain passes of Kabul and Kandahar. 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. And, unfortunately, that is what it reads lik Does not work for me. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Going by that notes, almost all characters introduced in this book did had an existence.