The Amber Room: The Fate of the World's Greatest Lost Treasure
The Amber Room The Fate of the World's Greatest Lost Treasure Author:Catherine Scott-Clark, Adrian Levy One of mankind's greatest treasures, the Amber Room stood as a symbol of Russian glory for over two hundred years. But after the Nazi invasion, it was never seen again. — Now, in a masterpiece of detection, investigative journalists Catherine Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy have at last unraveled the jumble of evidence surrounding the Amber Room's fa... more »te. Journeying through the former Soviet bloc, and exploring archives in St. Petersburg and Berlin, they reveal what happened to the most valuable lost treasure in the world-and why the truth has been withheld for so long. Their revelations have broken a conspiracy of lies by the Russians who, for decades, have blamed the Amber Room's disappearance on the widespread looting of Nazi Germany, rather than face the shocking truth.« less
Interesting and very readable account of the possible fates of the Amber Room after it was removed from the Catherine Palace. The authors investigate the various theories about the Amber Room and new evidence from the Russian and East German archives.