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Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Simon Sebag Montefiore is the author of the global bestsellers 'The Romanovs' and 'Jerusalem: the Biography,' 'Stalin: the Court of the Red Tsar' and Young Stalin and the novels Sashenka and One Night in Winter and "Red Sky at Noon." His books are published in 48 languages and are worldwide bestsellers. He has won prizes in both non-fiction and fiction. He read history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, where he received his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD).
'The Romanovs' is his latest history book. He has now completed his Moscow Trilogy of novels featuring Benya Golden and Comrade Satinov, Sashenka, Dashka and Fabiana.... and Stalin himself.


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Simon Sebag Montefiore hi ashleigh thank you for this lovely question. i am so glad you like the books. i work very hard to make the history books both scholarly and based…morehi ashleigh thank you for this lovely question. i am so glad you like the books. i work very hard to make the history books both scholarly and based in archival research but also accessible to all readers. as for the novels, they are very different from the history books. anyway thank you and i hope you enjoy the new one The Romanovs. yrs Simon(less)
Simon Sebag Montefiore So glad you liked it. you might enjoy young stalin too. these books are so much work usually about 3 or 4 years each, its always a relief when its…moreSo glad you liked it. you might enjoy young stalin too. these books are so much work usually about 3 or 4 years each, its always a relief when its over. my new one is The Romanovs. best wishes simon(less)
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My latest novel is called One Night in Winter. It starts with the deaths of two schoolchildren in Moscow 1945 and expands into a secret police case, directed by Stalin himself, to find out what really happened to these children and their friends. It's set around the most elite school in Red Moscow. But the arrests of many children expose the hidden world of families and marriages unveiling forb... Read more of this blog post »
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