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T Really Know Much About The Nicholasreally know much about the Nicholas his family and what happened to them I think this would be very confusingI even recommend reading Rappaport s The Romanov Sisters The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra before this though I would say it s not as necessary for understanding as the other book is July 17 2018 Marks the 100th year Anniversary of the murder of the Russian Imperial family I wanted to read #another book on the Russian Imperial Family and when I listenend to #book on the Russian Imperial Family and when I listenend to Helen Rappaport s interview on Dan Snows History Hit Podcast I just had to et my hands on a copy ofThe Race to Save the Romanovs The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport an acclaimed historian and researcher has written in my opinion an extremely well researched and informative account of the last few months of the Russian Imperial FamilyThis book is different than anything else I have read concerning the Romanovs as this account embarks on a uest to uncover the various plots and plans to save the family why they failed and who was responsible At last a book that tries to answer the uestions I had running around in my head while reading other books on the Romanovs Many of the Royal courts of Europe were closely related to the family and what plans if any were out to rescue them is well documented here and they reasons why these plans didn t materialise or if indeed they were ever in place The author puts to bed many myths and inaccuracies surrounding this horrible time in Russian historyA word of warning this book has a lot of information dates names and I was Les Innocents grateful to find that the book had two family trees and alossary of names which I found necessary when trying to keep up with who was who This isn t a book about the Romanovs and their lives although the author does o into uite a bit of detail about their last few months of their lives but the book concentrates on why European relatives and Allied overnments failed to save Czar Nicholas and his family and a lot of this information was new to meI listened to this one on audible and while the narrator Danien Lynch is excellent I had to purchase the hard copy as I found the details maps and lossary of names and there are a lot and illustrations necessary
in order to et the full benefit of the book This is a book I can honestlyorder to The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States get the full benefit of the book This is a book I can honestly I WILL read again and while this was my first book by Helen Rappaport I look forward now to checking out her other books Too much college textbook with lots of dates but was fascinated to learn that the Danish Government still has all of the records sealed on the death of Tsar Nicholas which happened over a 100 years ago Going to place this one on the dnf shelf It was a bit to detailed oriented for me I was looking for a story of the Romanovs than I was about the various designs that were thought of to save them Up until reading The Race to Save the Romanovs and one other newly written book I have had no knowledge of the killing of the Romanovs It was not covered during my school years nor was I ever drawn into discussions of Russia other than watching their wonderfulymnasts during the Olympics This book was an eye opener and actually made be feel like I had been living blindly to previous world events Helen Rappaport s The Race to Save the Romanovs was well written easy to comprehend and made me wish to learn Full Disclosure I was allowed to read a copy of this book for free as a member of NetGalley in exchange for my unbiased review The opinions I have expressed are my own and I was not influenced to ive a positive review. M for the Tsar and his family was an extremely complicated issue that presented enormous political logistical and eographical challenges at a time when Europe was still at warLike a modern day detective Helen Rappaport draws on new and never before seen sources from archives in the US Russia Spain and the UK creating a powerful account of near misses and close calls with a heartbreaking conclusion With its up to the minute research The Race to Save the Romanovs is sure to replace outdated classics as the final word on the fate of the Romano. Th plans and stratagems and machinations to do just that but
how all these ideas were pretty much doomed from the startall these ideas were pretty much doomed from the start would the Tsar have agreed to leave Russia anyway A fascinating and compelling examination of those terrible last days of the Romanovs This Helen Rappaport s latest book looks at the flow of events that led to the last Romanovs incarceration and subseuent assassination on July 17 1918 It seeks to clarify what actually happened separating fact from the rife speculations and confusion that has clouded history for a century Who was killed and where and how and when How did it come to be that the Romanovs with family ties all over Europe were not rescued The blame Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth game is played who should be pointed at and who is at fault King George V and even Mary his wife Liberal British statesman David Lloyd George the British Ambassador in Saint Petersburg Sir George William Buchanan Kaiser Wilhelm Alexander Kerensky Tsar Nicholas and Tsarina Alexandra and or the other European reigning regents of the time All are examined The only figure not pointed at is Lenin which is rather strange King Alfonso of Spain is praised This is a book of history It is dense and it is thorough It presents the latest information and is based on the author s own extensive research It focuses on politics rather than biographical content Facts are presented in a well thought out chronological and orderly fashion The audiobook has no PDF file and thus maps family trees and name lists are lacking It is difficult to decipher the Russian There are many Russian names and only being able to hear them rather than see them is difficult The audiobook s narrator Damien Lynch takesetting used to The flow is choppy He speaks uickly but pauses after every sentence The pauses are in a way 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts good because theyive you time to think there is much information to absorb The book is very ood but I do not recommend it as an audiobook unless that is your only alternativeIn my view it is better to have read other books on the topic before tackling this Other recommended books Nicholas and Alexandra 5 starsGeorge Nicholas and Wilhelm Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I 4 starsThe Romanov Sisters The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra 4 starsRasputin The Untold Story 4 starsThe Kitchen Boy A Novel of the Last Tsar 4 stars The Assassination of the Archduke Sarajevo 1914 and
THE ROMANCE THAT CHANGED THE WORLDRomance that Changed the World stars The Romanovs were closely related to several European royal houses the British German and Danish in particular so why did none of their relatives manage to save them after their arrest following the Revolution And what of the Russian officers loyal to the monarchy who were said to be amassing in Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg Why did none of their efforts succeed Helen Rappaport tells a riveting tale of the political football the Romanov family became during their months of captivity George #V has long A really really ood read if you re interested #has long A really really ood read if you re interested this period and the last Imperial Family I liked that Rappaport didn t place blame on one particular person and analyzed all the information in a fairly unbiased way The facts are laid out and it doesn t come off feeling like she s forcing her own opinions of the topic on us My only complaint is that at times we bounce back and forth a bit in the timeline and it could et a bit confusingI highly recommend reading Rappaport s The Last Days of the Romanovs Tragedy at Ekaterinburg before approaching this There are a lot of names dropped and it focuses on what was Hello, Snow! going on in politics behind the scenes and less on the Romanovs themselves durin. Mony attended by the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox ChurchWhile the murders themselves have received major attention what has never been investigated in detail are the various plots and plans behind the scenes to save the family―on the part of their royal relatives otherovernments and Russian monarchists loyal to the Tsar Rappaport refutes the claim that the fault lies entirely with King George V as has been the traditional view for the last century The responsibility for failing the Romanovs must be eually shared The uestion of asylu.
Read ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Helen RappaportIt seems I ve always had an affinity for the story of the Romanovs reading books about them long ago and being interested in them for years It s just such a captivating tale with the large wealthy family in Russia the ill son that they all dote on especially when he s unwell And of course the crazy monk that seems to cast a
spell over them when he is seemingly able to help several times when the illness was really bad This book them when he is seemingly able to help several times when illness was really bad This book focuses on all the machinations to try to save the Romanovs during the time they were in Tsarskoe Selo and their future was so uncertain After Nicholas had abdicated while on the train and then spent time with his mother was probably the ideal time for any real chance to slip away but with the children ill with measles it would have been so difficult It seems that all the planning after that was kind of futile This book was written with the aid of a whole suitcase of additional newly added papers lent to the author A Little Dinner Before the Play giving insight to that period and makes this very up to date It would appeal to most people who have an interest in this time period in Russia the Romanovs and their fate and the whole story surrounding them My thanks for the advance digital copy that was provided by NetGalley author Helen Rappaport and the publisher for my review St Martin s PressPub June 26 2018 I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the publisher Investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport embarks on a uest to uncover the various international plots and plans to save them why they failed and who was responsibleThe murder of the Romanov family in July 1918 horrified the world and its aftershocks still reverberate today In Putin s autocratic Russia the Revolution itself is considered a crime and its anniversary was largely ignored In stark contrast the centenary of the massacre of the Imperial Family was commemorated in 2018 by a huge ceremony attended by the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox ChurchWhile the murders themselves have received major attention what has never been investigated in detail are the various plots and plans behind the scenes to save the family on the part of their royal relatives otherovernments and #RUSSIAN MONARCHISTS LOYAL TO THE TSAR RAPPAPORT REFUTES THE #monarchists loyal to the Tsar Rappaport refutes the that the fault lies entirely with King George V as has been the traditional claim for the last century The responsibility for failing the Romanovs must be eually shared The uestion of asylum for the Tsar and his family was an extremely complicated issue that presented enormous political logistical and eographical challenges at a time when Europe was still at warLike a modern day detective Helen Rappaport draws on new and never before seen sources from archives in the US Russia Spain and the UK creating a powerful account of near misses and close calls with a heartbreaking conclusion With its up to the minute research The Race to Save the Romanovs is sure to replace outdated classics as the final word on the fate of the RomanovsI really wanted to review this book but my reuest ot lost in the shuffleI was approved the day before it was released and archived I started it but did not Yuganta, The End Of An Epoch get it finished I enjoyed what I couldet read it is well researched and the Once a Wicked Lady: A Biography of Margaret Lockwood guide to who was who at he beginning was very helpful I willive it four stars on what I managed to read in time What a reat read Easy enough to say now that someone should have saved the Romanovs but Helen Rappaport with her meticulous and exhaustive research explores how indeed many people including the crowned head of Europe came up wi. In this international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport embarks on a uest to uncover the various plots and plans to save them why they failed and who was responsibleThe murder of the Romanov family in July 1918 horrified the world and its aftershocks still reverberate today In Putin's autocratic Russia the Revolution itself is considered a crime and its anniversary was largely ignored In stark contrast the centenary of the massacre of the Imperial Family was commemorated in 2018 by a huge cere. ,