Nicholas and Alexandra Author:Robert K. Massie Immaculate hardcover book in slipcase, very giftable. Typeset in Monotype Dante at the Folio Society. Printed at the Bath Press, Bath, on St Paul's Laid Paper and Bound by them in Full Jacquard Cloth woven by Van Heek-Scholco, Holland. Contains numerous photographs and is about the Romanov Dynasty in Russia and in particular, the family of Ni... more »cholas and Alexandra.« less
This is an older book, but it is still to this day, THE book to read if you are at all interested in the story of Nicholas and Alexandra. Their story is more fascinating, more interesting that any bestseller fiction could ever hope to be. This is no dry, for professors only, type history book!
Massie did a good job telling the story of the last tsar and tsarina of Russia. The book is well-written and is not a "just the facts" telling but it is more of a tragic tale of what happened to the leaders of a nation that were so out of touch with the people of that nation.