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Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Simon Sebag Montefiore read history at Cambridge University. His books are international bestsellers, and have been published in more than thirty-five languages. Young Stalin won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the Costa Biography Prize (UK), and Le Grand Prix de Biographie (France). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and is married to the novelist Santa Montefiore with whom he has two children.

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Jerusalem
The Biography
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the... Read more >
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Jerusalem
The Biography
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: eBook, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

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Potemkin
Catherine the Great's Imperial Partner
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $21.00

Prince Grigory Potemkin was Catherine the Great's lover, secret husband, and partner in ruling the Russian Empire. Their affair was so tumultuous, they negotiated an arrangement that allowed them to share power while they were free to take other lovers. But they never stopped loving each other, and their enduring relationship... Read more >

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Stalin
The Court of the Red Tsar
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $21.00

This widely acclaimed biography provides a vivid and riveting account of Stalin and his courtiers—killers, fanatics, women, and children—during the terrifying decades of his supreme power. In a seamless meshing of exhaustive research and narrative élan, Simon Sebag Montefiore gives us the everyday details of a monstrous life.

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Stalin
The Court of the Red Tsar
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: eBook, 848 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Young Stalin

Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $19.00

Based on ten years' astonishing new research, here is the thrilling story of how a charismatic, dangerous boy became a student priest, romantic poet, gangster mastermind, prolific lover, murderous revolutionary, and the merciless politician who shaped the Soviet Empire in his own brutal image: How Stalin became Stalin.

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Young Stalin

Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 9, 2009
Price: $13.99

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