The House of Jaipur has been synonymous with exquisite maharanis, polo-playing maharajas and playboy princes, fabulous jewels and opulent palaces. But behind the glittering facades lie stories of forbidden love, forged wills and missing treasures, of lives cut short by alcoholism and of bitter family feuds over assets worth thousands of crores. Revealed for the first time are the untold stories of life behind the palace doors.
John Zubrzycki is an award-winning journalist
and acclaimed author specializing in South Asia.
His books include The Last Nizam: The Rise and
Fall of India’s Greatest Princely State, The
Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant,
Magician and Spy and Jadoowallahs, Jugglers
and Jinns: A Magical History of India.
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