Beneath A Marble Sky: A Love Story
Journey to dazzling seventeenth-century Hindustan, where the reigning emperor, consumed with grief over the tragic death of his beloved wife, commissioned the building of a grand mausoleum as a testament to the marvel of their love. This monument would soon become known as the Taj Mahal—a sight famous around the world for its beauty and the emotions it symbolizes.Princess Jahanara, the courageous ...
Paperback: 344 pages
Publisher: NAL Trade; Reprint edition (June 6, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.8 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 1389693
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“I read John Shor’s Beneath the Marble Sky because I had in my book goals to read a romance of some sort. So, I will admit that this is not my usual fare, and I’m not the ideal audience for the novel. As it happens, my response to the novel was mixed-...”
aughter of the emperor and his wife, recounts their mesmerizing tale, while sharing her own parallel story of forbidden love with the celebrated architect of the Taj Mahal. Set during a time of unimaginable wealth and power, murderous sibling rivalries, and cruel despotism, this impressive novel sweeps you away to a historical Hindustan brimming with action and intrigue in an era when, alongside the brutalities of war and oppression, architecture and the art of love and passion reached a pinnacle of perfection.