Jahanara, Princess of PrincessesBook - 2002
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In this book, it is about this princess in India in 1627. She was also known as Begum Sahib.Even though her and her family were the richest people around,they were prisoners of the Ragputs that were Hindu.They had managed to escape the Rajputs.Jaharna's mother,called Ami, had so many children.Vey soon,Jaharna's father had become emperor od Agra,India.Jaharna becomes princess and Nur Mahal, part of their family brainwash one of jaharna's brother's Aurangazeb.They say,in order to be the next emporer,he must be the oldest brother.Jaharna's mom dies and Dara, the famil's oldest brother became emporer.Aurangazeb became angry, became emporer and imprisoned his own brother Dara!Dara escaped out of his brother's jail and became emperor.Aurangazeb died and jaharna lived her life devoted to not being ruler family.Dara's wife had died, so he built the "Taj Mahal." It is the graveyard of Mumtaz Mahal and is one of the most beautiful structurs in the world.
India, 1627. India, then known as Hindustan, is under Mughal rule. Jahanara is the beloved daughter of Shah Jahan, the grandson of Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar. When her father takes his place as emperor her family is able to move from their prison to the royal palace to live. However court intrigues and a wicked woman threaten the position of her family in the empire, her father's reputation, and even other's lives. Told from the point of view of Jahanara Begum Sahib, Princess of Princesses, and then Empress of Princesses.