(E–pub/Kindle) [The Race to Save the Romanovs The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family] By Helen Rappaport
Up until reading The Race to Save the Romanovs and one other newly written book I have had no nowledge *Of The Killing Of The *the illing of the It was not covered during my school years nor was I ever drawn into discussions of Russia other than watching their
wonderful gymnasts during the Olympics This book was an eye opener gymnasts during the Olympics This book was an eye opener actually made be feel like I had been living blindly to previous world events Helen Rappaport s The Race to Save the Romanovs was well written easy to comprehend and made me wish to learn Full Disclosure I was allowed to read a copy of this book for free as a member of NetGalley in exchange for my unbiased review The opinions I have expressed are my own and I was not influenced to give a positive review Going to place this one on the dnf shelf It was a bit to detailed oriented for me I was looking for a story of the Romanovs than I was about the various designs that were thought of to save them Too much college textbook with lots of dates but was fascinated to learn that the Danish Government still has all of the records sealed on the death of Tsar Nich. In this international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport embarks on a uest to uncover the various plots and plans to save them why they failed and who was responsibleThe murder of the Romanov family in July 1918 horrified the world and its aftershocks still reverberate today In Putin's autocratic Russia the Revolution itself is considered a crime and its anniversary was largely ignored In stark contrast the centenary of the massacre of the Imperial Family was commemorated in 2018 by a huge cere. Ola July 17 2018 Marks the 100th year *anniversary of the murder of the russian imperial *of the murder of the Russian Imperial I wanted to read another book on the Russian Imperial Family and when I listenend to Helen Helen Rappaport s interview on Dan Snows History Hit Podcast I just had to get my hands on a copy ofThe Race to Save the Romanovs The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family Helen Rappaport an acclaimed historian
and researcher has written in my opinion an extremely well researched researcher has written in my opinion an extremely well researched informative account of the last few months of the Russian Imperial FamilyThis book is different than anything else I have read concerning the Romanovs as this account embarks on a uest to uncover the various plots and plans to save the family why they failed and who was responsible At last a book that tries to answer the uestions I had running around in my head while reading other books on the Romanovs Many of the Royal courts of Europe were closely related to the family and what plans if any were out to rescue them is well documented here and they reasons why these plans didn Mony attended by the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox ChurchWhile the murders themselves have received major attention what has never been investigated in detail are the various plots and plans behind the scenes to save the family―on the part of their royal relatives other governments and Russian monarchists loyal to the Tsar Rappaport refutes the claim that the fault lies entirely with King George V as has been the traditional view for the last century The responsibility for failing the Romanovs must be eually shared The uestion of asylu. Materialise or if indeed they were ever in place The author puts to bed many myths and inaccuracies surrounding this horrible time in Russian historyA word of warning this book has a lot of information dates names and I was grateful to find that the book had two family trees and a glossary of names which I found necessary when trying to eep up with who was who This isn t a book about the Romanovs and their lives although the author does go into uite a bit of detail about their last few months of their lives but the book concentrates on why European relatives and Allied governments failed to save Czar Nicholas and *His Family And A Lot *family and a lot this information was new to meI listened to this one on audible and while the narrator Danien Lynch is excellent I had to purchase the hard copy as I found the details maps and glossary of names and there are a lot and illustrations necessary in order to get the full benefit of the book This is a book I can honestly say I WILL read again and while this was my first book by Helen Rappaport I look forward "Now To Checking Out Her "to checking out her books. M for the Tsar and his family was an extremely complicated issue that presented enormous political logistical and geographical challenges at a time when Europe was still at warLike a modern
day detective Helen Rappaport draws on new and never before seen sources from archives in the US Russia detective Helen Rappaport draws on new and never before seen sources from archives in the US Russia and the UK creating a powerful account of near misses and close calls with a heartbreaking conclusion With its up to the minute research The Race to Save the Romanovs is sure to replace outdated classics as the final word on the fate of the Romano. .