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India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India Through Past Centuries India Fortunes Is The Sequel To The Historical Novel India Treasures 2001 , Which Drew Widespread Praise Both In America And In India Where It Was Published By Penguin India Under The Title The Mangarh Chronicles As With The Earlier Book, A Modern Day Search For A Maharaja S Legendary Treasure Weaves Together Seven Novellas Of Major Events And Famous Persons Of Earlier Eras, Bringing India S Rich History And Culture Alive During The Treacherous Times Of The Emergency Of The Mid 1970s, The Hunt Resumes Through The Huge Fortress Of Mangarh For The Remainder Of The Famous Treasure, Including The Fabulous Star Of Mangarh Diamond Vijay Singh, The Leader Of The Searchers, Is Again In Peril Of Exposure As A Secret Untouchable The Maharaja Of Mangarh Remains Unjustly Imprisoned, While His Daughter, The Lovely Princess Kaushalya, Confronts The Corrupt And Dangerous Political Boss Dev Batra And In The Seven Connected Stories Of Earlier Times During The 1600s, A Master Builder Forced To Work For His Nemesis, The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Designs And Constructs The Taj Mahal In 1663, A Mangarh Prince Who Covets A Legendary Magical Sword Challenges The Famous King Shivaji In 1699, A Mangarh Farm Boy Helps In The Founding Of Sikhism In The Revolt Of 1857, A Brahmin Priest Aids The Heroic Queen, The Rani Of Jhansi, In Battles Against The British During The 1930s, A Disciple Of Mahatma Gandhi And A Fighter For The Rights Of Untouchables Confront An Oppressive Government S Brutal Police At Independence In 1947, The Maharaja Of Mangarh Fights The Currents Of History To Preserve His Kingdom S Place In The New, Independent India And At Partition In 1947, A Freedom Fighter Leads His Family On A Perilous Train Ride Through Hostile Territory In A Desperate Flight To Safety.


10 thoughts on “India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India Through Past Centuries

  1. says:

    India Fortunes is the sequel to India Treasures A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India Through the Ages which I gave 5 stars.The sequel is written in just the same manner and quality as the first, my reason for dropping a star is personal taste I m not much into modern history, so as the stories came closer in time, focusing quite a bit during the time of Ghandi, I found myself skimming My favorite section in here is Master Builder which tells the story of the design and building of the Taj Mahal Utterly fascinating, I loved it Just a FYI, the two books have dual time lines, one ancient and one modern day 1970s As the book...


  2. says:

    This is a sequel to India Treasures Eight novellas continue the story of Rajasthan and Northern India Some of the treasure of Mangarh was discovered in the first book The search continues in this book for the rest of the treasure As each ancient place is encountered, a story from the past comes to life In this book, readers learn about the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, finding just the right master architect to build the Taj Mahal The reader becomes even learned about the Muslim, Sikh and Hindu beliefs through their leaders and followers The beliefs of Gandhi and his followers become very clear through the life of one of Ghandhi s lead followers, Ashkok Chand This book brilliantly describes the repression against reformers in the princely states before India became self ruled The events in this story also uncover the riots of the Indian Independence, and the Emergency under Indira Gandi s rule If you love history, t...


  3. says:

    What and adventure story and history lesson all rolled into one book It was especially meaningful in light of our trip to Rajasthan a few months ago I could easily relate to many of the scenes, characters, and ...


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