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Miranda Carter is the author of Anthony Blunt: His Lives, which won the Orwell Prize for political writing and the Royal Society of Literature W. H. Heinemann Award, and was chosen as one of The New York Times Book Review’s seven Best Books of 2002. She lives in London with her husband and two sons.

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $14.99

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $19.00

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $37.50

A story of the self-delusion of royalty: three monarchs who were also three first cousins—Wilhelm II, the last kaiser of Germany; George V of Britain; and Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia—and their mistaken belief, on the very brink of World War I, that their family connection could save Europe... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
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