Douglas Smith in conversation with Neal Bascomb - Rasputin

Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. Numerous biographies, novels, and films recount his mysterious rise to power as Nicholas and Alexandra's confidant and the guardian of the sickly heir to the Russian throne. As the prizewinning historian Douglas Smith shows, the true story of Rasputin's life and death has remained shrouded in myth. A major new work that combines probing scholarship and powerful storytelling, Rasputin separates fact from fiction to reveal the real life of one of history's most alluring figures. Joining him in conversation will be Neal Bascomb, author of The Winter Fortress and Hunting Eichmann.

Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374240844
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 22nd, 2016

Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250037794
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013