The Road to Calvary Netflix Russian Revolution Facts
1910s, 20th century, Russian Revolution, television show, War

The Road to Calvary : Netflix Presents the Russian Revolution

It’s a Russian program, produced one hundred years after the Russian revolution, a timeline of how the middle classes in pre-revolution Russia dealt with it, and it’s like something that you’ve never seen before. It’s a history, it’s a romance, it’s a war story, but mostly it’s just a good,…

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#HouseofGold #histfic #historicalfiction
1910s, books, WWI

House of Gold Shines Despite a Slow Start

I almost gave up on House of Gold, a fictionalized story of the House of Rothschild. I stuck with it and however, and ultimately enjoyed it. It takes place in the 1910s –beginning around 1911 and through the first world war.  The Jewish banking family it describes possesses branches in…

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White Russian book by Tom Brady, murder mystery set in the Russian Revolution, #histfic #historicalfiction
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White Russian: Okay but not sterling

White Russian, by Tom Bradby, is a book by a man for men. It has all the elements of an action movie, with plenty of exciting moments (everything but a chase scene, but there are scenes where the protagonist is being followed). Still, it lacked something: maybe heart. The books…

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