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The Crimson Throne

By: Kakar, Sudhir.
Publisher: New Delhi Penguin Books 2010Description: 254 p.ISBN: 9780143418634.Subject(s): General | Mogul empire - FictionDDC classification: 823 Summary: Riveting, eloquent and richly imagined, The Crimson Throne is set in the tumultuous period marking the end of Shah Jahan's reign. Niccolao Manucci and Francois Bernier, two European travelers, arrive at the Mughal court to find an empire spinning into decay. As they steer their way into the innermost circles of the royals, little escapes them - from scandalous harem gossip to courtly intrigues that fuel the brutal war of succession to the Peacock Throne.
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Riveting, eloquent and richly imagined, The Crimson Throne is set in the tumultuous period marking the end of Shah Jahan's reign. Niccolao Manucci and Francois Bernier, two European travelers, arrive at the Mughal court to find an empire spinning into decay. As they steer their way into the innermost circles of the royals, little escapes them - from scandalous harem gossip to courtly intrigues that fuel the brutal war of succession to the Peacock Throne.

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