The Taj Mahal Trilogy
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  • 1
    The Twentieth Wife | Indu Sundaresan

    The Twentieth Wife

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Indu Sundaresan
    • Narrated By Sneha Mathan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    An enchanting historical epic of grand passion and adventure, this debut novel tells the captivating story of one of India's most controversial empresses, a woman whose brilliance and determination trumped myriad obstacles and whose love shaped the course of the Mughal Empire.

    Uneven

    The Twentieth Wife is a tough nut to crack. You *want* to like it; it's painstakingly researched and brings the court intrigues of Mughul India to lif..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 07 2011 by Neil (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • 2
    The Feast of Roses | Indu Sundaresan

    The Feast of Roses

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Indu Sundaresan
    • Narrated By Sneha Mathan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Despite the rivalry of the imperial harem, which has plotted against her from the beginning, Mehrunnisa soon becomes the most powerful woman in the Mughal Empire. She rules from behind the veil, securing her status by forming a junta of sorts with her father, brother, and stepson and by risking all, even her daughter, to get what she wants. But she never loses the love of the man who has bestowed this power upon her.

    Gold Medal Finalist

    Another magnificent masterpiece created by Indu Sundaresan with outstanding narration that I loved from beginning to end. The writer's creative techni..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 29 2007 by Pamela (San Antonio, TX, USA)
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    Shadow Princess: The Taj Mahal Trilogy, Book 3 | Indu Sundaresan

    Shadow Princess: The Taj Mahal Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Indu Sundaresan
    • Narrated By Sneha Mathan
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    Critically acclaimed author Indu Sundaresan returns to 17th-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.

    Great story

    Great story. Hated the skips in the recording and repetition of recording in certain areas. Sneha mathan rocks. No one else can read the Indian hist..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 03 2016 by Nancy Young (Berlin, NJ USA)