The Mountain of Light
A NovelBook - 2013
As empires rose and fell and mighty kings jostled for power, its glittering radiance never dimmed. It is the (3z(BMountain of Light(3y<(BU+2014>the Kohinoor diamond—and its facets reflect a sweeping story of love, adventure, conquest and betrayal. Its origins are the stuff of myth, but for centuries this spectacular gem changes hands from one ruler to another in India, Persia, and Afghanistan. In 1850, the ancient stone is sent halfway around the world where it will play a pivotal role in the intertwined destinies of a boy-king of India and a young queen of England—a queen who claims the Mountain of Light and India itself for her own burgeoning empire, the most brilliant jewels in her imperial crown.
Publisher: New York :, Washington Square Press,, 2013
Edition: First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition
Branch Call Number: F SUN NVD
Characteristics: xxii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm