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Ation 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 come to be that the Romanovs family ties all over Europe were not rescued The blame ame 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 King Alfonso of Spain is praised This is a book 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 takes Rescuing Gus getting used to The flow is choppy He speaks uickly but pauses after every sentence The pauses are in a wayood because they Class of 92: Out of Our League give you time to think there is much information to absorb The book is veryood 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 star. 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. The Race to Save the Romanovs The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial FamilyNsibleThe murder of the Romanov family in July 1918 horrified the world and its aftershocks still reverberate today In Putin s autocratic Russia the 1918 horrified the world and its aftershocks still reverberate today In Putin s autocratic Russia the 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 other overnments 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 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 et it finished I enjoyed what I could et read it is well researched and the uide to who was who at he beginning was very helpful I will ive it four stars on what I managed to read in time 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 This Helen ago This Helen s latest book looks at the flow of events that led to the last Romanovs incarcer. 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 other overnments 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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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 #during my school years nor was I ever drawn into discussions of Russia other than their wonderful ymnasts 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 was well written easy to comprehend and made me wish to learn Full Disclosure I was allowed to read a 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 Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi give a positive review A really reallyood read if you re interested in 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 After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire Since 1405 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 wasoing on in politics 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 I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange as the other book is I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange 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 respo. 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. .