The Last Tsar by EDVARD RADZINSKY
The Life and Death of Nicholas II

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In all, "The Last Tsar" is an irresistibly readable book. Edvard Radzinsky has done a remarkable job of historical reconstruction, and he has shaped a complex narrative which, in its sweep and particularity, recalls many of the great Russian novels of the 19th Century.
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Russian playwright and historian Radzinsky mines  sources never before available to create a  fascinating portrait of the monarch, and a  minute-by-minute account of his terrifying last days.  Updated For The Paperback Edition.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
 

About EDVARD RADZINSKY

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Radzinsky is, after Chekhov, the most frequently staged Russian playwright, and his plays have won him international acclaim. A trained historian. He is a popular television personaltiy.
 
Published March 30, 2011 by Anchor. 496 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Jay Parini on Jul 26 1992

In all, "The Last Tsar" is an irresistibly readable book. Edvard Radzinsky has done a remarkable job of historical reconstruction, and he has shaped a complex narrative which, in its sweep and particularity, recalls many of the great Russian novels of the 19th Century.

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