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Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Tale of a Tyrant

Anuja Chandramouli
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When his father dies, Prince Jauna Khan succeeds to the throne of Delhi as Muhammad bin Tughlaq. His reign will prove to be epic and bloody, but unsurpassed in splendour, innovation and defeat.
A formidable strategist and remarkable scholar, the Sultan will go down in history for his brutality as well as his brilliance, unfairly remembered only as a cruel tyrant who might have been raving mad. His high-flown aspirations and grandiose ambitions may have met with crushing failure, but even so, Tughlaq was a great hero of the fourteenth century, albeit a tragic and fatally flawed one.
In this fictional retelling, Anuja Chandramouli, one of India’s best mythology writers, reimagines Muhammad bin Tughlaq’s life and times in incredible detail to bring to life the man behind the monarch.

Imprint: Ebury Press

Published: May/2019

ISBN: 9780143446644

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Tale of a Tyrant

Anuja Chandramouli

When his father dies, Prince Jauna Khan succeeds to the throne of Delhi as Muhammad bin Tughlaq. His reign will prove to be epic and bloody, but unsurpassed in splendour, innovation and defeat.
A formidable strategist and remarkable scholar, the Sultan will go down in history for his brutality as well as his brilliance, unfairly remembered only as a cruel tyrant who might have been raving mad. His high-flown aspirations and grandiose ambitions may have met with crushing failure, but even so, Tughlaq was a great hero of the fourteenth century, albeit a tragic and fatally flawed one.
In this fictional retelling, Anuja Chandramouli, one of India’s best mythology writers, reimagines Muhammad bin Tughlaq’s life and times in incredible detail to bring to life the man behind the monarch.

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Anuja Chandramouli

Anuja Chandramouli is a bestselling Indian author and New Age
Indian classicist. Her highly acclaimed debut novel, Arjuna: Saga
of a Pandava Warrior-Prince, was named by Amazon India as one of the top five books in the Indian-writing category for 2013. Kamadeva: The God of Desire and Shakti: The Divine Feminine and Yama's Lieutenant are her other bestsellers.

Anuja's articles, short stories and book reviews have appeared in various publications like Femina, Women's Era, Lonely Planet, The Hindu and the New Indian Express. An accomplished orator, Chandramouli regularly conducts storytelling sessions and workshops on creative writing, empowerment and mythology in schools, colleges and on various other platforms.

This happily married mother of two little girls lives in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, and is a student of classical dance. She is currently hard at work on her new book along, aided along by her two trustworthy friends: caffeine and yoga.

Email: anujamouli@gmail.com
Twitter handle: @anujamouli
Website: www.anujachandramouli.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authoranujachandramouli/

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Muhammad bin Tughlaq – Tale of a Tyrant by Anuja Chandramouli is an attempt to recreate the life and times of Muhammad bin Tughlaq and clamber into the chaotic headspace of one who was considered to be a “mad monarch”. Modern historians concur that he has been terribly misunderstood, and so-called scholarly accounts from the likes […]