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Published: 01 September 2014

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849044080

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Last King in India

Wajid Ali Shah

Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

A Hurst Publication

  • · An affectionate biography of a much-maligned king who had the misfortune to be on the throne when the East India Company usurped power
  • · Wajid Ali Shah led a fascinating life that included marrying over 350 women, building a fantasy palace in Lucknow, writing poetry that is still acclaimed today, and surviving the 1857 Mutiny
  • · Sheds light on this period of colonial change