In The City of Gold and Silver.pdf
Little known, little remembered, this is the story of Begum Ham Mahal. The soul of 1857 War of Independence; orphaned poetess of the Chowk; captivating wife of King Waiid Alie Shah of Awadh; the Rani offhansi's contemprary and soul sister: freesom fighter and misunderstood mother illicit lover and intrepid war leader she risked everything only to face the greatest betrayal of all.
Kenize Mourad was born in France to a Turkish Princess and an Indian Raj. For almost fifteen years, she was a reporter and war correspondent, working, most notably, at Le Nouvel Observateur. De la part la princess morte has sold over a million copies worldwide and has been translated into 34 languages. This is Mourad's first novel.