Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Drawn largely from the autobiography of Babur, the Book 1 of 6 in Empire of the Moghul Series (6 Book Series). The first book in the Empire of the Moghul series: chronicling the rise and fall of the Moghul rulers of India, beginning with Babur who swept in from Central Asia. Raiders from the North is the first in a quintet of novels chronicling the rise and fall of the Moghul Empire. The story begins in when the ruler of Ferghana.
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Alex Rutherford brings the story riaders the Mughals to vivid and dramatic life through this series with the first book being dedicated to Babur. Major events are true and described well. The founder of the Moghul empire. He was almost illiterate, who after becoming a king by birth the age of 12, mohhul most of his life trying to justify his Taimuri lineage. I humbly salute the two writers for undertaking such a wonderful project.
It is now up to Humayun to lead the Moghul Empire.
Kelly Link Author of Prett Reading is one of my hobbies, but lately, I have been very busy. Lists with This Book. Swayam Rsiders January 28, One day a boy, the next a decisive king wielding weapons and slicing off heads?
Timur once defeated the rulers in said land, but he did not stay, fueling Babur’s desires to set his empire there. Enter your mobile number or email address moghup and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Since then they have become quite attached to it and during this research they also came across the historical annals of the Mughal empire.
His ancestry, which include Timur and Genghis Khan, only reinforces this belief. Even adding new characters made the story connected. I know that many may criticize this series for being too pulped. What is interesting of Babur’s strategies for establishing his dominance over Hindustan – especially in current times – is the use thd religion as a tool of employee motivation aimed to aid a king’s desire to be called emperor.
Empire of the Moghul: Raiders From the North by Alex Rutherford – Books – Hachette Australia
A life of raiding, marauding, and becoming both bandit and leader as he enlists an army worthy of legend, seems to be his unfortunate destiny. May 24, Jesal rated it liked it. Copyright Fantasy Book Critic. Books by Alex Rutherford. We have far too much of the latter.
The Griffin Mage Book May 29, Sarah rated it really liked it. I plan to buy and soon read up all the other books in riders series. A good start for a series. Forget winter wonderlands, here is an Autumnal wonderland.
I’d hoped for much more from this book. Trust me, there is not a single dull page in the novel.
Raiders from the North by Alex Rutherford
It has covered most of the details beautifully from his birth to his death, to all the hardships, joys and sorrows he faced, his arrogance and the grave mistakes that came from it and a taste of one of the greatest lineages and an empire that he would leave behind putting him in the league of the Romans, Napoleon and Alexander. Actions and results determined your fate.
Raiders Thf The North is pages in trade paperback format divided into twenty seven named chapter chapters from four named sections. I will certainly read the next book in the series after a few months. See all customer images. Another time, another place, another day, another Season and this may have been a very different review full of robust commentary.
Before Babur can summon enough warlords to declare him the rightful king, plots against his crown, even his life, are hatching. Blessed with a beautiful wife and a darling daughter. Fought between the forces of Babur and the Delhi Sultan — Ibrahim Lodi, it was a decisive one in helping Babur establish radiers foothold in India.
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empkre I remain a lifelong fan. This might not be one of the books that I will pick in the next few days. Babur had to make a supreme sacrifice of his sister Khanzda Begum in order to defend the lives of his family and his men, while leaving Samarkand.
It may be an inability on my part to project moghull into the past. Apr 02, Jane rated it liked it Shelves: Rutherford, for a good read. Did he write the boring passages or did she?
Book Review: Empire Of The Mughal : Raiders From The North by Alex Rutherford
The beliefs, armies and backgrounds of rulers who walked the World would have been different and yet the motivations and stories have the same hues. Also this is not what some one would describe a page turner. The novel begins by introducing Baburits progenitor who came from a humble kingdom called Ferghana in Central Asia.
I got tired of the The largely untold story of the rise and fall of one of the most powerful, opulent and glittering dynasties in history.
I gave myself time for thought raidsrs writing this review.