Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs. Douglas Smith. . An exhaustive investigation into the true story of Rasputin's life and death. Drawing on a wealth of long-lost documents from archives in seven countries, Smith presents Rasputin in all his complexity. A fascinating and detailed portrait of one of history's most mythologized figures.
NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. 1st edition. 848 pages. More than 80 black and white photos and illustrations. Extensive bibliography, notes and index. Nearly new hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket near fine/book fine. 1 copy only.
Douglas Smith is a historian and author of several books on Russia. He worked for the U.S. State Department in the Soviet Union and as a Russian affairs analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Munich.