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    • Mastani

    • By: Kusum Choppra
    • Narrated by: Shaheen Khan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Until recently, history had relegated Mastani to forgotten pages as a dancing girl -a myth kept alive by lack of evidence about her true place in the Peshwa household. Daughter of Maharaj Chhatrasal of Bundelkhand, Mastani married Peshwa Baji Rao I while he was in power, but she was obscured almost to anonymity by several forces. Her life as a strategist, both on the field and at home, was veiled with intrigue due to the jealousies of women in zenanas and power-hungry relatives in the Peshwai.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best book to do as audio

    • By Lucie on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $19.40