Beneath a Marble Sky
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By John Shors

historical fiction | 344 pages | Published in NaN

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 daughter 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.

ISBN_13:9780451218469

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Sometimes it takes a tragedy to show us the strength we never knew we had.

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Love is a force that can bring both joy and pain, but it is always worth the risk.

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In the face of adversity, the human spirit can rise above the greatest challenges.

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The bonds of family can withstand even the harshest trials.

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Beauty can be found even in the darkest of times.

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Sometimes the greatest courage is found in forgiveness.

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The pursuit of dreams can lead to incredible achievements.

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True love knows no boundaries.

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In the face of tyranny, even the smallest acts of rebellion can make a difference.

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The power of art can transcend time and touch the souls of many.

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