Nicholas and Alexandra

By Robert K. Massie
(Random House Trade, Paperback, 9780345438317, 640pp.)

Publication Date: February 2000

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The story of the love that ended an empire
In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs lives: Nicholas's political naivete, 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.




About the Author
Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and modern European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991. His previous books include "Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for Biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, and "Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War.

"From the Hardcover edition.

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