Kohinoor: The Story Of The World’s Most Infamous Diamond
The Kohinoor is the world’s most famous diamond, but it has always had a fog of mystery around it. Now, using previously untranslated sources, William Dalrymple and Anita Anand blow away the legends to reveal its true history ? stranger, and more violent, than any fiction. Moving from the Mughal court to Nadir Shah’s Persia, from Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s durbar in Punjab to Queen Victoria’s palace, this thrilling tale is full of drama and intrigue.