Simon Sebag Montefiore: The Romanovs: Rise and Fall, 1613 – 1918
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Simon Sebag Montefiore is a prizewinning historian and novelist whose bestselling books have been published in over forty-eight languages and won numerous awards. He is the author of the Moscow Trilogy of novels, and has also written and presented five BBC TV series on Jerusalem, Rome, Istanbul, Spain and Vienna.
Kate Williams is Professor of History at Reading University and appears often on TV and radio. She and Simon Sebag Montefiore were recently a BBC Four Quizeum team at the Jewish Museum London. Kate Williams’ new novel, The Edge of the Fall, a sequel to The Storms of War, continues the story of the de Witt family as they struggle with the aftermath of the Great War and enter the roaring 1920s. Her most recent historical book is a biography of Empress Josephine.