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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #30 on: March 07, 2006, 01:19:32 PM »
My local Waterstones (BIG UK book shop chain) hasn't even heard of it.  The woman at the desk looked at me as if I was crazy, typed something in the computer and said she couldn't find it so I gave up.

Amazon has no delivery date, and I don't want to buy it from Amazon anyway because I have a money off coupon for Waterstones.

I want to know when I can buy it!!! I have the money all set aside and everything! Why won't they tell us!!

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2006, 02:02:47 PM »
My amazon account has an estimated ship date of TODAY, but it hasn't been sent yet. (I've only checked half a dozen times already today... ::))
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2006, 02:39:26 PM »
Rachel, check with Hatchard's [owned by Waterstone's]. Robin Piquet there should be able to locate it for you. He is charge of the royalty section.
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2006, 03:47:26 PM »
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Anyone have any updates on the exact date this book
will be available?

I put in an order at my local Borders, but they don't know if they will be getting it or not.  

I can always use Amazon - but I'm wondering if definite dates have been set yet for availability?

Thanks!

Janet R.



According to Wiley's site,  the US release is in march, and the British release is in April.  This also concurs with Amazon.  Amazon.co.uk says April 7th

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #34 on: March 07, 2006, 03:48:52 PM »
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My amazon account has an estimated ship date of TODAY, but it hasn't been sent yet. (I've only checked half a dozen times already today... ::))


NO FAIR! Mine still says March 15-16 for shipping..... :'( If it does come Sarushka in the next few days, do tell us how it is!

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2006, 04:04:58 PM »
You bet I will, Ortino!

In the meantime, you can read an excerpt at the publisher's website:
Chapter One

And if you're a heavy duty Romanov-addict, you can read the index there, too!
Index
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2006, 04:32:44 PM »
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You bet I will, Ortino!

In the meantime, you can read an excerpt at the publisher's website:
Chapter One

And if you're a heavy duty Romanov-addict, you can read the index there, too!
Index


I love you Sarushka for providing chapter one, but now I just want to read more of it! I hope it comes soon, I am longing to bury myself in the small details of court life.

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #37 on: March 08, 2006, 04:44:02 AM »
Thanks, Robert.  I intend on going to Hatchard's at some point shortly, so I will inquire when I go. :)

April! So long to wait!

Thanks so much for the excerpt, Sarushka...it reads really well, and I love the photos.  Just another month to wait...why do us lot in the UK have to wait another month!? No fair!

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #38 on: March 08, 2006, 12:43:19 PM »
Well, Rachel, most books about  any royalty come out in the UK BEFORE we get them here in the US ! So, turn about is fair play. Since I spend 4-6 months a year in Britain anyway, I get the best of both !!
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2006, 07:59:56 PM »
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Well, Rachel, most books about  any royalty come out in the UK BEFORE we get them here in the US ! So, turn about is fair play. Since I spend 4-6 months a year in Britain anyway, I get the best of both !!

I'm not even green with envy...more like blue...;)
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #40 on: March 15, 2006, 09:39:32 AM »
I heard  March 24th but I guess it's been delayed. :( I hope it's not too much longer because I'm getting very impatient. I need a Romanov book to read.

Of course this one is probably going to be well worth the wait.
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2006, 08:46:54 AM »
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I heard  March 24th but I guess it's been delayed. :( I hope it's not too much longer because I'm getting very impatient.

Actually, I've heard that it's right on schedule. Greg has already received his complementary author's copy. Also, my account at amazon says they're preparing the book for shipping, and I can no longer make changes to the order.  :D

Sheesh, we're going to need a whole new thread to actually discuss the book when it comes!  ::) ;)
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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2006, 12:06:22 PM »
Hi - I got notified by Amazon today that it will ship on or before 3/22.  So it shouldn't be long!

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #43 on: March 17, 2006, 01:38:25 PM »
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Actually, I've heard that it's right on schedule. Greg has already received his complementary author's copy. Also, my account at amazon says they're preparing the book for shipping, and I can no longer make changes to the order.  :D

Sheesh, we're going to need a whole new thread to actually discuss the book when it comes!  ::) ;)


Mine says the same thing! I'm SO excited! ;D No doubt we'll need a whole new thread to discuss its contents, it includes a large variety of topics!

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Re: The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power,Pagean
« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2006, 05:32:06 PM »
We are SO book-obsessed!

Amazon now says mine has been shipped. I expect to have it by March 23.
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