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The Last of the Duchess
The Last of the Duchess
Written by Caroline Blackwood, Introduction by James Fox
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ISBN: 9780345802637
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The Last of the Duchess
The Strange and Sinister Story of the Final Years of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Written by Caroline Blackwood
Introduction by James Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.00

In 1980, Lady Caroline Blackwood was commissioned by The Sunday Times to write an article on the aging Duchess of Windsor, who was said to be convalescing in her French mansion in the Bois de Boulogne. Yet what began as a curiosity was to become for Blackwood one of the most...

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780345408778
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645610
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Nicholas and Alexandra

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and The Romanovs

In this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the...

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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645603
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Peter the Great: His Life and World

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 1136 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten. The acclaimed author...

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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645634
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $23.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and Nicholas and Alexandra

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and...

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Diana in Search of Herself
Diana in Search of Herself
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780307822031
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Diana in Search of Herself
Portrait of a Troubled Princess
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

Diana in Search of Herself is the first authoritative biography of one of the most fabled women of the century. Even those who knew Princess Diana will be surprised by author Sally Bedell Smith's insightful and haunting portrait of Diana's inner life.

For all that has been written about Diana--the books, the... Read more >
Dreadnought
Dreadnought
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307819932
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Dreadnought

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 1040 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $13.99

"A classic [that] covers superbly a whole era...Engrossing in its glittering gallery of characters."
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert K. Massie has written a richly textured and gripping chronicle of the personal and national rivalries that led to the twentieth century's first great arms race. Massie brings to vivid life, such historical... Read more >
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Madame de Pompadour

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

When Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of Louis XV, no one expected her to retain his affections for long. A member of the bourgeoisie rather than an aristocrat, she was physically too cold for the carnal Bourbon king, and had so many enemies that she could not travel publicly without... Read more >
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The Sun King
The Sun King
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Philip Mansel
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ISBN: 9781590174913
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The Sun King

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Philip Mansel


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sun King is a dazzling double portrait of Louis XIV and Versailles, the opulent court from which he ruled. With characteristic élan, Nancy Mitford reconstructs the daily life of king and courtiers during France’s golden age, offering vivid sketches of the architects, artists, and gardeners responsible for the creation of... Read more >
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The Sun King

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Philip Mansel


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sun King is a dazzling double portrait of Louis XIV and Versailles, the opulent court from which he ruled. With characteristic élan, Nancy Mitford reconstructs the daily life of king and courtiers during France’s golden age, offering vivid sketches of the architects, artists, and gardeners responsible for the creation of... Read more >
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Georgiana
Georgiana
Written by Amanda Foreman
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ISBN: 9780812993912
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Georgiana
Duchess of Devonshire
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The winner of Britain's prestigious Whitbread Prize and a bestseller there for months, this wonderfully readable biography offers a rich, rollicking picture of late-eighteenth-century British aristocracy and the intimate story of a woman who for a time was its undisputed leader.

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales... Read more >
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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307817235
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Peter the Great: His Life and World

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 928 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $13.99

"Enthralling...As fascinating as any novel and more so than most!"
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great. He brought Russia from the darkness of its own Middle Ages into the Enlightenment and transformed it into... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307873866
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643937
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $15.99

“An excellent, all-embracing new biography.”—The New York Times
 
From the moment of her ascension to the throne at age twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled admiration and scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world’s most famous... Read more >
Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307934178
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $45.00

In this magisterial new biography, New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith brings to life one of the world’s most fascinating and enigmatic women: Queen Elizabeth II.

From the moment of her ascension to the throne in 1952 at the age of twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object... Read more >
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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith, Read by Rosalyn Landor
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ISBN: 9780307934185
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $27.50

In this magisterial new biography, New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith brings to life one of the world’s most fascinating and enigmatic women: Queen Elizabeth II.

From the moment of her ascension to the throne in 1952 at the age of twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679456728
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $35.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $14.99

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970206
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $30.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... Read more >
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Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307788474
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Nicholas and Alexandra

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

The story of the love that ended an empire

In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle...

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The Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307806857
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The Wars of the Roses

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

Lancaster and York. For much of the fifteenth century, these two families were locked in battle for control of the British monarchy. Kings were murdered and deposed. Armies marched on London. Old noble names were ruined while rising dynasties seized power and lands. The war between the royal House of Lancaster... Read more >
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The Children of Henry VIII
The Children of Henry VIII
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307806864
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The Children of Henry VIII

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Fascinating . . . Alison Weir does full justice to the subject."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth... Read more >
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The Princes in the Tower
The Princes in the Tower
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307806840
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The Princes in the Tower

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 287 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Comprehensive and insightful, THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER offers a unique perspective on a profound mystery." Faye Kellerman

Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English... Read more >
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Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Written by Stefan Zweig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548377
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Mary Stuart

Written by Stefan Zweig


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed at the age of forty-four. A potential threat to the stability of the English Crown, she was held captive for twenty years by her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Geoffrey Howard
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970237
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Geoffrey Howard


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $20.00

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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