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The Romanovs: 1613-1918
- By: Simon Sebag Montefiore
- Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
- Length: 28 hrs and 46 mins
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the intimate story of 20 tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition.
- By Shane on 12-06-2016
Really enjoyed it
I wasnt sure I would like the narrative style of this series, but I ended up quite enjoying it. The story itself is amazing, it has everthing. I went on a journey, culminating in tears at the end, so involved I had become without even realising.
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