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Rasputin: The Untold Story

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An entirely original account of the life of Gregory Rasputin that goes beyond legend, myth and misunderstanding to reveal the tragedy of the peasant who befriended the tsar and the empress, healed their son, and helped to bring down the Russian Empire.
In Fuhrmann's skilled hands, Rasputin becomes a vital and exciting human being, not just a symbol of dissolution and sexu
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Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 26th 2013 by Thistle Publishing
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Alan Jacobs
Apr 26, 2014 Alan Jacobs rated it really liked it
Very readable rendition of the life of Rasputin. It contains information, and some speculation, on homosexuality in the realm of Nicholas and Alexandra that was not in the standard texts. It was common knowledge that the lead plotter in the assassination of Rasputin, Prince Yusupov,had been raised as girl, and later went to social affairs dressed as a woman. His later affairs with other men, and the possibility of a liaison with Rasputin himself, are threads in this book. The overt homosexuality ...more
Nathan Bouldin
Jan 05, 2015 Nathan Bouldin rated it really liked it
Very interesting! Rasputin gave zero fucks! I admire that about him. But I can not ignore the fact that he was maybe the biggest hypocrit of all time. After reading this I sincerely believe he definitely had a mental disorder. Easy to read and follow, other than all the Russian names that were so hard to remember.
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