eBook Ivan the Terrible download
by Henri Troyat
Author: Henri Troyat
Publisher: Phoenix (August 1, 2001)
ePub: 1104 kb
Fb2: 1782 kb
Other formats: lit docx azw rtf
Ivan the Terrible book.
Ivan the Terrible book. Henri Troyat, author of acclaimed biographies of Catherine the Great, Tolstoy, and Turgenev, turns his attention to one of the most The author of the best-selling Tolstoy, winner of France's prestigious Prix Goncourt, member of the Académie Française, and renowned expert on Russia paints yet another indelible portrait of one of Russia's imposing historical figures.
Ivan the Terrible Paperback – August 1, 2001. Driven by paranoia, exulting in his God-like ability to dispense punishment at a whim, Ivan takes sadistic pleasure in torturing enemies and innocents alike. by. Henri Troyat (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Although the author describes the political and military events of Ivan's reign in fine style, his gruesome descriptions of Ivan's brutality and distrubing probes into his psychology are the strength of this book.
Henri Troyat has excelled in Russian studies over the last decades His work on Catherine the Great is momentous and in this light the comparatively light work on Ivan the Fourth seemed a bit disappointing. But in all fairness to the author the work is a very entertaining read. It traces not just the life of this cruel man but effective leader but also that of the birth of Russia. The rule of Ivan the Fourth set Russia on its course to the West that would gain full momentum under Peter the Great
Henri Troyat (1 November 1911 – 2 March 2007) was a Russian-born French author, biographer, historian and novelist.
Henri Troyat (1 November 1911 – 2 March 2007) was a Russian-born French author, biographer, historian and novelist. Troyat was born Lev Aslanovich Tarasov, (Russian: Лев Асланович Тарасов, Lev Aslanovich Tarasov) in Moscow to parents of mixed heritage, including Armenian, Russian, German and Georgian. According to his autobiography he states that his surname is Armenian (Torossian), while his maternal grandmother was German and his maternal grandfather was of mixed Georgian and Armenian descent
Want to like this Page?
New York: Buccaneer Books, 1988 (hardcover, ISBN 0-88029-207-5); London: Phoenix Press, 2001 (paperback, ISBN 1-84212-419-6). Ivan IV, World Book Inc, 2000.
New York: Buccaneer Books, 1988 (hardcover, ISBN 0-88029-207-5); London: Phoenix Press, 2001 (paperback, ISBN 1-84212-419-6). World Book Encyclopedia.
by. Troyat, Henri, 1911-2007. Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
Henri Troyat was born a Russian Jew in 1911 (Lev Trassov), but was educated in France.
By (author) Henri Troyat. Henri Troyat was born a Russian Jew in 1911 (Lev Trassov), but was educated in France. He is a member of the Academie Francaise, and in 1938 he won the Prix Goncourt. He has written biographies, novels, short stories, essays and travel books. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
Member of the French Academy. Terrible Tsarinas usual, the reformist tsar had fallen victim to his own impetuosity. Diving into the icy waters of the Neva to rescue sailors from a sinking ship, he contracted the pneumonia that was to carry him off. The fever very quickly triggered the after-effects of his venereal disease, with complications including gangrene, gravel in the kidneys, and retention of urine.