Rasputin The Mad Monk Author:Stuart Friedman In 1916 Russia, the world's largest empire, trembled on the brink of disaster. Behind the empire stood the most incredible figure in modern history-Rasputin! — Born a lowly peasant, he became a healer and miracle man whose boldness and cunning influenced the Tsar and Tsarina by guaranteeing the life of their incurably sick son. — He was a religio... more »us charlatan who preached a gospel of salvation through sex. Women disciples followed him everywhere, begging for his kisses and proclaiming his embrace to be divine.
Lustful and wild, reckless and unscrupulous, feared and worshipped, he was one of the most fantastic men ever to fill the pages of history.« less