Raiders from the north
THE EPIC STORY OF ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL EMPIRES IN HISTORY
The mighty Empire of the Moghuls burst out of Central Asia into India in the sixteenth century. The first in a compelling new series of novels, Raiders from the North tells the largely unknown story of the rise and fall of the Mogul dynasties.
It is 1494 when the ruler of Ferghana dies in an extraordinary accident. His only son, Babur, faces a seemingly impossible challenge. Babur is determined to live up to the example of his legendary ancestor, Tamburlaine, whose conquests transformed the face of the earth from Delhi to the Mediterranean, from wealthy Persia to the wildernesses along the Volga. But Babur is dangerously young to inherit a kingdom.
Before Babur can summon enough warlords to declare him the rightful king, plots against his crown, even his life, are hatching. And soon, he will discover that even the bravest and most fearless leader can be betrayed. With the wisest of advisers and most courageous of warriors by his side, Babur can achieve a great destiny and found an empire in India, but every step of his journey will be fraught with danger.
Set in a world of tribal rivalries, rampaging armies, and ruthlessly ambitious enemies, Raiders from the North is historical adventure at its very best.
|Grouped Work ID||8620a510-74b5-180c-1d31-5219d6238c47|
|Grouping Title||raiders from the north|
|Grouping Author||rutherford alex|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-16 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-19 06:11:08AM|
|author||Rutherford, Alex, 1948-|
|available_at_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
|detailed_location_boulder||Boulder Main Adult Fiction|
Online Hoopla Collection
|display_description||A tale inspired by the sixteenth-century rise of the Moghuls follows the adventures of a young king who leads a band of warriors against ruthless enemies in an effort to found an empire.|
|owning_library_boulder||Boulder Public Library|
|owning_location_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
|series||Empire of the Moghul|
|series_with_volume||Empire of the Moghul|1|
|subject_facet||Babur, -- Emperor of Hindustan, -- 1483-1530 -- Fiction|
Farghona (Uzbekistan) -- History -- Fiction
Mogul Empire -- Fiction
Mogul Empire -- History -- Fiction
Mogul Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Fiction
|title_display||Raiders from the north|
|title_full||Raiders from the north / Alex Rutherford|
Raiders from the north [electronic resource] / Alex Rutherford
|title_short||Raiders from the north|
Kings and rulers