ISBN 9789384898236,The Last Mughal (Hindi)

The Last Mughal (Hindi)



Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789384898236

ISBN-10 9384898236

Paper Back

Language (Hindi)

Non Fiction

On a dark evening in November 1862, a cheap coffin is buried in eerie silence. There are no lamentations or panegyrics, for the British Commissioner in charge has insisted, 'No vesting will remain to distinguish where the last of the Great Mughals rests.' This Mughal is Bahadur Shah Zafar II, one of the most tolerant and likeable of his remarkable dynasty who found himself leader of a violent and doomed uprising. The Siege of Delhi was the Raj's Stalingrad, the end of both Mughal power and a remarkable culture William Dalrymple has an extremely high-profile abs a writer, historian and journalist, and his publicity will be at a high this Autumn with the launch of a new hardback, Nine Lives, in October The Last Mughal is winner of the 2007 Duff Cooper Prize and was shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year His last book, White Mughals, was chosen by Richard & Judy, and has sold almost 200,000 copies in paperback