Books tagged: russian history

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Romanovs in the 21st Century
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The Imperial Family of Russia all died in 1918, right? Wrong! While the Tsar, his wife and five children were indeed shot to death in Yekaterinburg on July 17, 1918, many nieces, nephews, and cousins escaped the murderous hands of the Bolsheviks. Whatever happened to them? Romanovs in the 21st Century answers that very question.
Red Wheels Turning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by j-views. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Red Wheels Turning tells the story of British Secret Service agent Brian Finch-Malloy in Tsarist Russia, as he works to prevent the Russian secret war-winning weapons from falling into the hands of the Bolshevik henchman, Kolinski, who makes his way across Europe, leaving a trail of blood and corpses behind him. From the author of the acclaimed alternate history novel, Beneath Gray Skies.
A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man
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Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
«A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man» is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Sort of. The quest is to guess the YM's family name...
Ransom for a Russian Prince
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1915, Countess Elena Starista must escape Russia. In the midst of socialist unrest on the streets of Petersburg and a bitter, bloody war against Germany Elena must reach England. She intends to rescue the young Prince kidnapped from the cold Atlantic after the sinking of the Lusitania. At the risk of her life and her love, Elena must find a way through the desperate roads of Russia.
A Woman in Russia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A train journey across Siberia places the writer in a carriage, in which Russian men are unwinding by consuming alcohol. A stranger finds the writer's leg in the dark, forcing her to make a decision. Crossing Russia takes wits, guts, and humour. In possession of these essential attributes, the writer travels across Russia, writing about Russia's history, food, and troublesome drunks.
Conversations with the Elders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
What few people know about WWII concerns the fate of thousands of Russians of German descent who were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia after Hitler invaded the USSR. From 1995 to 1997, two US Catholic sisters interviewed 22 labor camp survivors whom they met while serving in a Catholic parish in Chelyabinsk. How these men and women managed to survive will both inspire and astound you.
A Child Weeps in Moscow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Alien possession meets alternate history, in this communist tale set in 1923 Russia, about a boy named Abraham (Abe), whose parents suddenly disappear one day. Like many of the adults throughout Russia, they are being taken away in the night by a special police force put together by Lenin’s “new” government, a government put together after the arrival of spacecrafts with biomechanoid origins.
Ikons
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Series: Ikons, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Russia is in turmoil. Her people have lost faith in their government, her economy is in ruins and her armed forces have suffered an embarrassing defeat. Ethnic and religious rivalries threaten to tear the country apart and world war looms on the horizon. The year is 1905.
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
Seeking the Truth: Nikita Mikhalkov and the Russian Dilemma
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The book is an effort to combine a purely biographical narrative about Nikita Mikhalov with the author's own film production experiences, together with some observations on many aspects of Russian history and culture. It could be used as a source in film studies, Russian studies, and could also prove useful to anyone interested in Russia.