EM­PRESS: The As­ton­ish­ing Reign of Nur Ja­han

Ja­hangir’s wife Nur Ja­han ruled the Mughal em­pire along­side him, and then on his be­half when he fell sick. Lal’s en­gross­ing bi­og­ra­phy un­veils how she de­fied the pre­sump­tions of her time (and many of ours)

India Today - - LEISURE -

by RUBY LAL

Pen­guin 308 pages; `599

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