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By Robert K. Massie

The tale of the affection that ended an empire

In this commanding e-book, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Robert okay. Massie sweeps readers again to the extreme global of Imperial Russia to inform the tale of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s courageous fight with hemophilia. opposed to a lavish backdrop of luxurious and intrigue, Massie unfolds a robust drama of ardour and history—the tale of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble.

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