Nicholas and Alexandra

The Last Tsar and his Family
 
 
Head of Zeus (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 4. Oktober 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 720 Seiten
978-1-78854-604-1 (ISBN)
 
An illustrated edition of Robert Massie's Nicholas and Alexandra, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the execution of Tsar Nicholas II and his family in 1918.

A superbly crafted and humane portrait of the last days - and last rulers - of the Russian Empire. Pulitzer prize-winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of imperial Russia to tell the story of the decline and fall of the ruling Romanov family: Tsar Nicholas II's political naivete; his wife Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin; and their son Alexis's battle with haemophilia.

Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a family tragedy played out on the brutal stage of early twentieth-century Russian history - the tale of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble.
Illustrated reissue
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
100 integrated colour
  • Höhe: 234 mm
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  • Breite: 153 mm
978-1-78854-604-1 (9781788546041)
1788546040 (1788546040)

Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1929. He studied American History at Yale University and Modern European History at Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes scholar. He lives in Irvington, New York.
'An all-too-humane picture ... Nicholas and Alexandra truly come alive, as does their almost storybook romance' Newsday. 'Wonderfully rich tapestry ... they come vividly alive before our eyes' New York Times. 'A moving, rich and densely documented account of the last Romanovs' Newsweek.

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