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Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Yasmin - Goodreads

A fascinating read of the last Mughal, the history surrounding his demise. Well researched and excellently written without the ponderous feel of a scholarly work. William Dalrymple lays out history as ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Anima Kaithackal - Goodreads

interesting ....and also reveals past Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I actually started this book twice as I found the opening chapters rather dry and difficult to get into, particularly keeping straight the number of people who get introduced in a very short space of ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Dushyant Yadav - Goodreads

great book to read, who wanna view indian history, happenings during and after math of 1857, role of during buthering of people of India. Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Jigar Darji - Goodreads

This is probably a best account of India's 'first war of independence'. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Chhaya Methani - Goodreads

This book presents a wonderfully detailed account of India's first freedom movement, which was basically a fight that united both Hindus and Muslims against the British to save their religious freedom ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Bubesh Kumar - Goodreads

Back to back Dalrymple book for me. Could not wait to pick this one up after reading his latest 'the return of the king'. Brilliant narration of the most epochal event of 19th Century in India and, as ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Adrian - Goodreads

Beginning with a romanticized, detailed, description of Delhi as a great city and seat of an Empire, a place so intoxicating many of the British Imperial Masters, and Civil Servants were drinking up ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Abhishek Tripathy - Goodreads

Gripping story of Delhi in the times of the Indian Mutiny. Read this and then watch 'Shatranj ke Khiladi'- the Satyajit Ray classic and you will know how Indian decadence led to British hegemony over ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Mathews - Goodreads

The book is excellent. William Dalrymple wants to believe that Zafar was a hero.That is something I disagree with him Read full review

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