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Nicholas and Alexandra : The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
by Robert K. Massie




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From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie--also 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: Nicholas's political na vet , Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with hemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history--the story of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble.

The Modern Library of the World's Best Books

Nicholas and Alexandra

"A magnificent and intimate picture . . . Not only the main characters but a whole era become alive and comprehensible."--Harper's

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

The Romanovs

"Riveting . . . unfolds like a detective story."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

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Overview

From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie--also 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: Nicholas's political na vet , Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with hemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history--the story of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble.

The Modern Library of the World's Best Books

Nicholas and Alexandra

"A magnificent and intimate picture . . . Not only the main characters but a whole era become alive and comprehensible."--Harper's

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

The Romanovs

"Riveting . . . unfolds like a detective story."--Los Angeles Times Book Review


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780679645610
  • ISBN-10: 0679645616
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 639
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.87 x 1.58 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.82 pounds

Series: Modern Library (Hardcover)

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