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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 20.00
?Dreadnought is history in the grand manner, as most people prefer it: how people shaped, or were shaped by, events.? ?Time ?A classic [that] covers superbly a whole era . . . engrossing in its glittering gallery of characters.? ?Chicago Sun-Times ?[Told] on a grand scale . . . Massie [is] a master of historical portraiture and anecdotage.?... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00
PRAISE FOR CATHERINE THE GREAT "Massie once again delivers a masterful, intimate, and tantalizing portrait of a majestic monarch." ?Publishers Weekly , starred review " [A] rich, nuanced examination of Russia's lone female leader..." ?The Daily Beast ?What Catherine the Great offers is a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
?Enthralling . . . as fascinating as any novel and more so than most.?? The New York Times Book Review ?Urgently readable . . . the work of a master of narrative history.?? Newsweek ?Written in a style that combines vigor, clarity, and sensitivity . . . should be the envy of historians and novelists alike.?? Chicago Sun-Times ?Fascinating .... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where were the bones of the two younger Romanovs supposedly... more...
- Head of Zeus 2012; US$ 8.01
The story of one of the truly great female rulers in history by an award winning historian. The daughter of an impoverished aristocrat, Catherine was married aged 16 to Grand Duke Peter, heir to the throne of all the Russias, a feckless teenager with a weakness for drink. Catherine was only able to give him an heir by passing off her lover's son... more...
- Head of Zeus 2012; US$ 7.28
Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned at the age of 10. A barbarous, volatile feudal tsar with a taste for torture; a progressive and enlightened reformer of government and science; a statesman of vision and colossal significance: Peter the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.95
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert K. Massie has written a richly textured and gripping chronicle of the personal and national rivalries that led to the twentieth century's first great arms race. Massie brings to vivid life, such historical figures as the single-minded Admiral von Tirpitz, the young, ambitious, Winston Churchill,... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 7.28
In this commanding book, Robert K Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs. Nicholas's political naivete, Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with haemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57
Against a monumental backdrop of fabulous splendour, intrigue and barbaric cruelty, unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history. This is the story of the Romanovs, from the Tsar who brought Russia from darkness into light, to one of the greatest female rulers in history, and ultimately to the death-marked royals who watched their empire crumble.... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 11.65
From colonial disputes, secret treaties with former foes, high-wire diplomacy, and tit-for-tat building of the terrifyingly powerful dreadnought battleships. DREADNOUGHT is a dramatic re-creation of the diplomatic and military brinkmanship that preceded, and made inevitable, the outbreak of the first world war. Massie brings to vivid life such historical... more...