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From the Modern Librarys new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massiealso available are Peter the Great and The Romanovs
In this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs lives: Nicholass political navet, Alexandras obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexiss brave struggle with hemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a powerful drama of passion and historythe story of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble.
The Modern Library of the Worlds Best Books
A magnificent and intimate picture... Not only the main characters but a whole era become alive and comprehensible. Harpers
Peter the Great
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Enthralling... as fascinating as any novel and more so than most. The New York Times Book Review
Riveting... unfolds like a detective story. Los Angeles Times Book Review
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Sep 18, 2012|
|Number of Pages:||672|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.8|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||8.3 x 5.7 x 1.7|
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