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The Tsar"s promise

Robert D.

The Tsar"s promise

a Russian tale

by Robert D.

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales.,
    • Folklore -- Russia.

    • About the Edition

      The Tsar"s son outwits a powerful demon with the aid of a beautiful princess.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Robert D. San Souci ; illustrated by Lauren Mills.
      ContributionsMills, Lauren A., ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.S248 Ts 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2045394M
      ISBN 100399215816
      LC Control Number88022411
      OCLC/WorldCa18259827

      A Promise Is A Promise happened on a tour of the Northwest Territories. Whenever I went through Rankin Inlet, flying from one place to another, I would stay with the family of Michael Kusugak. Michael started telling me Inuit stories that they use to keep kids from getting hurt. The Last of the Tsars is a good book but not that easy to read! It tells the tragic tale of Nicholas II who was the last Tsar in Russian history. He reigned from until when he and his family were arrested by the Provisional Government headed by Alexander Kerensky. Nicholas was forced to abdicate the throne and the long reign of the /5(46).

        What Tolstoy has done in W&P is somehow to render universal the peculiarity of Russian life and society. The more one knows about the sociability, institutions, and politics of the Russian empire under the tsars, the more one comes away perplexed that such a distinctive milieu, in such a particular time, could become — and could remain — an accessible parable of human existence. Tsarist Russia and the Romanov dynasty in fiction: Bernard Malamud's novel The Fixer is about a Jew who is wrongfully accused of a ritual murder of a Christian child in Kiev. It's a Roman à Clef of a Real Life case from that became an international scandal.; The Scarlet Empress is a fictionalized version of Catherine the Great's rise to power, with particular emphasis on her Really Gets.

        Myers’s book ends with perhaps the greatest examples of Putin’s total power: in quick succession, the Olympic Games in Sochi and the conquering of the Crimea in early In Putin’s mind Author: Gal Beckerman.   'The Last of the Tsars' is authoritative, definitive, and tells a compelling story Oxford historian Robert Service examines the overthrow of the Russian Tsar Nicholas II in February


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The Tsar's Promise: A Russian Tale Hardcover – November 4, by Robert D. San Souci (Author), Lauren A. Mills (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from 5/5(2). The Tsar's Promise book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers San Souci emphasizes the clash of good and evil. The illust /5. Get this from a library.

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San Souci. The author of The Talking Eggs recounts the story, derived from Russian folklore, of a tsar who unwittingly pledges his son to a demon and a princess who helps the Free shipping over $ Also, the book steered uncomfortably clear of some of the unsolved mysteries of the throne, e.g., by reducing the eighteen-day rule of Czar Konstantin (27 Nov Dec.

) to but a single, unstressed sentence. In overall quality, this book compares favorably to the other members of the series: indeed, it Cited by: 2. A simplified version of the Russian tale entitled ``King Kojata'' in Lang's Green Fairy Book. The Tsar is tricked into promising his baby son to an evil demon; once grown, Ivan sets out to honor his father's word.

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In Tsar Peter I discarded the title of tsar for that of “emperor of all Russia” as part of his effort to secularize and modernize his regime and assert the state’s primacy over the church.

“Emperor” remained the official title for subsequent Russian rulers, but they continued to be known as “tsars” in popular usage until the imperial regime was overthrown by the Russian. Presents the story of a small band of talented Russians who were determined not to allow their country's heritage to be swept away by all the horrors of the twentieth century.

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