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    • Catherine the Great

    • Portrait of a Woman
    • By: Robert K. Massie
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 23 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,106

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved everyone minute!

    • By Elizabeth on 02-05-12

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Peter the Great

    • His Life and World
    • By: Robert K. Massie
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 43 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 726
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 609
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599

    This superbly told story brings to life one of the most remarkable rulers––and men––in all of history and conveys the drama of his life and world. The Russia of Peter's birth was very different from the Russia his energy, genius, and ruthlessness shaped. Crowned co-Tsar as a child of ten, after witnessing bloody uprisings in the streets of Moscow, he would grow up propelled by an unquenchable curiosity, everywhere looking, asking, tinkering, and learning, fired by Western ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good

    • By Adam on 10-26-11

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Castles of Steel

    • By: Robert K. Massie
    • Narrated by: Richard Matthews
    • Length: 40 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    In a work of extraordinary narrative power, filled with brilliant personalities and vivid scenes of dramatic action, Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and Dreadnought, elevates to its proper historical importance the role of sea power in the winning of the Great War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stick With It!

    • By Matt on 09-22-12

    Regular price: $66.50

    • The Romanovs

    • The Final Chapter
    • By: Robert K. Massie
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    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 73 years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where were the bones of the two younger Romanovs supposedly murdered with the rest of the family? Was Anna Anderson, celebrated for more than 60 years in newspapers, books, and film, really Grand Duchess Anastasia?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but Sad.

    • By Jeanette Finan on 03-03-13

    Regular price: $28.00