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Shadow princess: a novel

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In Shadow Princess, Indu Sundaresan picks up where she left off inThe Twentieth Wife and The Feast of Roses, returning to seventeenth-century India a few years after Mehrunnisa's death, as two royal princesses struggle for power.The daughters of the emperor, Jahangir and Roshanara, conspire and scheme against one another in an attempt to gain power over their father's harem. As royal princesses, they are confined in the imperial harem and not allowed to marry. However, this does not stop them from having illicit affairs or plotting who will be the next heir to the throne.These royal sisters are in competition for everything: control over the harem, their father's affection, and the future of their country. Unfortunately, only one of them can succeed. And despite their best efforts to affect the future, their schemes are eclipsed, both during their lives and in posterity, as they live in the shadow of the greatest monument in Indian history, the Taj Mahal. With a flair and enthusiasm for history and culture, Sundaresan creates a story full of rich details that brings the reader deep into the world of the lives of Indian women and their struggles for power and the profound history of the Taj Mahal, one of the most celebrated works of architecture in the world.
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Grouping Title shadow princess
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display_description Critically acclaimed author Indu Sundaresan returns to seventeenth-century India as two princesses struggle for supremacy of their father's kingdom. Trapped in the shadow of the magnificent tomb their grief-stricken father is building for his beloved deceased wife, the emperor's daughters compete for everything: control over the imperial harem, their father's affection, and the future of their country. They are forbidden to marry and instead choose to back different brothers in the fight for ultimate power over the throne. But only one of the sisters will succeed. With an enthusiasm for history and a flair for rich detail, Indu Sundaresan brings listeners deep into the complicated lives of Indian women of the time period and highlights the profound history of one of the most celebrated works of architecture in the world, the Taj Mahal.
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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Emperors -- Succession -- India -- Fiction, India -- History -- 1526-1765 -- Fiction, Jahanara, Begum, -- 1614-1680 -- Fiction, Mumtaz Mahal, -- Empress, consort of Shahjahan, Emperor of India, -- -1631 -- Family -- Fiction, Mumtaz Mahal, -- Empress, consort of Shahjahan, Emperor of India, -- d. 1631 -- Family -- Fiction, Princesses -- India -- Fiction, Shahjahan, -- Emperor of India, -- approximately 1592-1666 -- Family -- Fiction, Shahjahan, -- Emperor of India, -- ca. 1592-1666 -- Family -- Fiction, War stories
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title_full Shadow Princess : a novel [electronic resource] / Indu Sundaresan, Shadow princess : a novel / Indu Sundaresan
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topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Emperors, Family, History, Jahanara, Begum, Mumtaz Mahal, Princesses, Shahjahan, Succession