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Helen Rappaport

Helen Rappaport
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Helen Rappaport studied Russian at Leeds University and is a specialist in Russian and Victorian history. Her books include Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge, A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy and The Last Days of the Romanovs. She lives in West Dorset.

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The Romanov Sisters sets out to capture the joy as well as the insecurities and poignancy of those young lives against the backdrop of the dying days of late Imperial Russia, World War I and the Russian Revolution. Helen Rappaport aims to present a new and challenging take on the story, drawing extensively on previously unseen or unpublished letters, diaries and archival sources, as well as private collections. It is a book that will surprise people, even aficionados.

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The Race to Save the Romanovs
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The Race to Save the Romanovs

Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

On the 100th Anniversary of the murder of the Russian Imperial Family, Rappaport embarks on a quest to uncover the many international plots to save them, why they failed, and who was responsible.

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Caught in the Revolution
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Caught in the Revolution

Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Romanov Sisters, Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian...

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The Romanov Sisters
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The Romanov Sisters

Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

A 12-WEEK NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." People magazine

"The public spoke of the sisters...

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Capturing the Light

Capturing the Light

Roger Watson and Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

An intimate look at the journeys of two men—a gentleman scientist and a visionary artist—as they struggled to capture the world around them, and in the process invented modern photography

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A Magnificent Obsession
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A Magnificent Obsession

Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

As she did in her critically acclaimed The Last Days of the Romanovs, Helen Rappaport brings a compelling documentary feel to the story of this royal marriage and of the queen's obsessive...

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The Last Days of the Romanovs
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The Last Days of the Romanovs

Helen Rappaport
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Romanov Sisters and Caught in the Revolution, The Last Days of the Romanovs is Helen Rappaport's riveting, moment-by-moment...

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