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belalin added a title to their For later shelf Aug 07 2019
"Even from behind the throne, a woman can rule. Narrated by the mother of Russia's last tsar, this vivid, historically authentic novel brings to life the courageous story of Maria Feodorovna, one of Imperial Russia's most compelling women,...
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Artem Samsurov, a protégé of Lenin, makes an extraordinary escape from Tsarist Russia to reach sanctuary in Australia, but soon discovers that repression and injustice exist there too. Though distracted by an infatuation with a beautiful female...
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A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.
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belalin added a title to their For later shelf Aug 07 2019
The first single-volume history of the century's most tragic and brutal revolution; a brilliant, highly readable narrative in the manner of Simon Schama's Citizens. Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion,...
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belalin moved a title to their Completed shelf Aug 06 2019
In De-la-Noy's portrait of Queen Victoria, it is the way she combined decorum and dignity with a genuine love of home life that he examines. Using anecdotes and extracts from letters and diaries, he gives readers an insight into daily life in the...
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