Author : Stuart Turton
Publisher : Bloomsbury
Genre : Mystery, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism(?)
Source : Publisher
Rating : 3.5 stars
Yes, I know. I have locked myself in the box of shame and I’m reading one of these beauties right now in the sliver of light that comes through that little cut out. But hey, there was a good deal going on and I couldn’t pass up on these beauties. Also I just binged on The White Queen and I’m now watching The White Princess and I thought reading these would make me feel more involved. Yes I am aware that princess isn’t here but I wanted to read them in order.
The Peshwa is another story about the brave and skilled Peshwa, Bajirao. He is said to have been praised as one of the greatest cavalry generals India has produced by an English General and while he is known for his expansion of the Maratha reign to the north, he is even more known for his love affair with the famous (or infamous) Masthani. Continue reading