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The Sword And The Stylus

The Baburnama, one of the greatest memoirs in any language and of any age, is a testament to humanity in which the personal becomes universal

The Baburnama
Everyman’s Library
pages | ₹ $30

Timur, Babur and Humayun (c 1630). Timur sits in the centre. He hands the crown to Babur (seated to his right). On his left is Humayun