'His genius lay in taking his books of history to another level altogether.' Author-Publisher David Davidar's moving tribute to historian Abraham Eraly, who passed away in Puducherry last week. A couple of years ago, while browsing at an airport bookstore, I picked up a paperback of Abraham Eraly's Emperors of the Peacock Throne: The Saga of the Great Mughals. The book was a revised version of his very first book which I had published, back in 1997, as The Last Spring: The Lives and Time of the ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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