Maybe a bit too much the personal side of things, but still pretty good.
: It's not being released in the States until
: May - but I've already preordered it on
: It does sound like it's going to be good!
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: Simon Sebag Montefiore's new book The
: 1613-1918 (published by Wiedenfeld and
: Nicolson) is, I think, an excellent book.
: Thoroughly researched, well written,
: entertaining and informative. it gives an
: unbiased perspective on each individual and
: the role they played in the history of
: Russia. It contains a good range of
: illustrations as well.