Alix and Nicky

By Virginia Rounding,

Book cover of Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina

Book description

Few characters in history are as fascinating or controversial as Nicholas and Alexandra. From their passionate love to their horrifying execution, they are alternately viewed as innocent victims of Bolshevik assassins or blamed for causing the Revolution themselves. Much has already been written about their lives. But acting as a…

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1 author picked Alix and Nicky as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A great overview of the relationship between the tsar and his wife, if not entirely sympathetic all of the time; still, she’s a wonderful writer - and yes she provided the foreword for my book so I am biased!

It also contains many nuggets and tidbits overlooked in various of the other works I mention.

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