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What a great 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 eople including the crowned head of Europe came up with The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, plans and stratagems and machinations to do just that but how all these ideas wereretty much doomed from the start And would the Tsar have agreed to leave Russia anyway A fascinating and compelling examination of those terrible last days of the Romanovs I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the ublisher Investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport embarks on a uest to uncover the various international lots and lans 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 murde It 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 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 wonderful gymnasts during the Olympics This book was an eye opener and actually made be feel like I had been living blindly to revious 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 give a Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen positive review Going tolace this one on the dnf shelf It was a bit to detailed oriented for me I was looking for a story of the Romanovs In this international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport embarks on a uest to uncover the various Fline en Lingerie plots andlans 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.
Han I was about the various designs that were thought of to save them 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 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 Helen Helen Rappaport s interview on Dan Snows History Hit Podcast I just had to get 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 A really really good read if you re interested in this Surface period and the last Imperial Family I liked that Rappaport didn tlace blame on one Orange 5 (オレンジ, particularerson 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 get 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 going on in olitics behind the scenes and less on the Romanovs themselves during that last year If you don t really know much about the Nicholas II 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 The Romanovs were closely related to several European royal houses the British German and Danish in articular 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 we. 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 The Scot plots andlans behind the scenes to save the family―on the art of their royal relatives other governments 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.
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Re said to be amassing in Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg Why did none of their efforts succeed Helen 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 game is layed who should be The Greatest Victory 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 notointed at is Lenin which is rather strange King Alfonso of Spain is Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, praised This is a book of history It is dense and it is thorough Itresents the latest information and is based on the author s own extensive research It focuses on Fates Monolith (MacLomain, politics rather than biographical content Facts areresented 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 takes getting used to The flow is choppy He speaks uickly but At the Wolfs Table pauses after every sentence Theauses are in a way good because they give you time to think there is much information to absorb The book is very good 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 World 3 stars. M for the Tsar and his family was an extremely complicated issue that A Family Scandal presented enormousolitical logistical and geographical 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 owerful 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.
Born in Bromley England Helen Rappaport studied Russian at Leeds University but ill advisedly rejected suggestions of a career in the Foreign Office and opted for the acting profession After appearing on British TV and in films until the early 1990s she abandoned acting and embraced her second love history and with it the insecurities of a writer’s lifeShe started out contributing to biograp