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Book Review: The Race to Save the Romanov's by Helen Rappaport

As the last Emperor of Russia, Tsar Nicholas II’s twenty-three-year reign came to an abrupt end when he abdicated on 15 March 1917. Those tumultuous years of his reign were defined by the Russo-Japanese War that saw the annihilation of the Russian Baltic Fleet, Bloody Sunday and an estimated 3.3 million Russians die during World War I. The relatives of Nicholas’s extended family tree insisted…
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Royally Suited: Book Review

In reading Royally Suited: Harry and Meghan in their own words by Phil Dampier, you realise just how perfect these soon-to-be newlyweds are for each other. Divided into two sections, one for Prince Harry and one for Meghan Markle, Dampier has plucked quotes that highlight…
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The Crown, Volume I: Book Review

If you have ever watched an episode of the hit Netflix series The Crown and wondered “Did that actually happen?” then look no further: notable royal historian and biographer Robert Lacey has written an official companion to the series. The Crown, Volume I: Elizabeth II…
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Book Review: Prince Philip, Wise Words and Golden Gaffes

If you’ve been looking for a compendium of Prince Philip’s gaffes and quips, then Prince Philip, Wise Words and Golden Gaffes is the perfect book for your shelf. The Duke of Edinburgh, who recently announced his retirement after 70 years of dedicated service to the Commonwealth and his wife, the Queen, has made headlines for just as long – some good, some bad. But one thing you can count on…
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Book review: Diana Survivor

The last few months have seen the publication of many books and articles and airing of lots of TV shows about Diana, Princess of Wales who died twenty years ago this past August. These shows and articles usually examine Diana’s final days and explain what effect her death…