Type: Historical Fiction
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publication Date: 2021
Queen Jindan of Punjab was the epitome of courage and reliance and this book is an ode to her glorious legacy that promises to make a place in the heart of the readers. Married at a young age to an aged Maharaja Ranjit Singh who dies shortly after she gives birth to their son, she comes to power and deals with the British intrusions. Her meticulous wit and listening skills make her a powerful ruler and Chitra Banarjee’s superb writing bring those qualities to life.