[ Read ] ➪ The Amber Room Author Catherine Scott-Clark – Lalaweek.us

The Amber Room One Of Mankind S Greatest Treasures, The Amber Room Stood As A Symbol Of Russian Glory For Over Two Hundred Years But After The Nazi Invasion, It Was Never Seen Again Now, In A Masterpiece Of Detection, Investigative Journalists Catherine Scott Clark And Adrian Levy Have At Last Unraveled The Jumble Of Evidence Surrounding The Amber Room S Fate Journeying Through The Former Soviet Bloc, And Exploring Archives In St Petersburg And Berlin, They Reveal What Happened To The Most Valuable Lost Treasure In The World And Why The Truth Has Been Withheld For So Long Their Revelations Have Broken A Conspiracy Of Lies By The Russians Who, For Decades, Have Blamed The Amber Room S Disappearance On The Widespread Looting Of Nazi Germany, Rather Than Face The Shocking Truth.

[ Read ] ➪ The Amber Room  Author Catherine Scott-Clark – Lalaweek.us
  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • The Amber Room
  • Catherine Scott-Clark
  • English
  • 02 May 2018
  • 0425203786

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➪ The Amber Room Author Catherine Scott-Clark – Lalaweek.us


  1. says:

    I really wanted to love this, the concept is absolutely fascinating a room paneled in amber from the Baltic Sea, installed in Catherine II s palace near St Petersburg and generally referred to as the 8th Wonder of the World During WWII when the Nazi s were marching towards St Petersburg, museum curators and art historians frantically packed up as much as they could and sent priceless art by the train load to Siberia for safe keeping The Amber Room was left behind, museum curators could not I really wanted to love this, the concept is absolutely fascinating a room paneled in amber from the Baltic Sea, installed in Cather...


  2. says:

    This book is packed full of details so many that it s tough to follow Extended Russian surnames and middle names do not help While assembling myriad details of the Amber Room mystery, it s necessary for the authors to include and follow through every lie, both intentional and not, fabricated story and piece of misinformation in the lexicon It could, however, use a clearer sense of organization that the haphazard order in which they gleaned these details Predictable Soviet and German bure This book is packed full of details so many that it s tough to follow Extended Russian surnames and middle names do not help While assembling myriad details of the Amber Room mystery, it s necessary for the authors to include and follow through every lie, both intentional and not, fabricated story and piece of misinformation in the lexicon It could, however, use a clearer sense of organization that the haphazard order in which they gleaned these details Predictable Soviet and German bureaucracy frustrates the researchers authors, while I would have preferred that frustration be limited in the re telling In parts, the story tries to ta...


  3. says:

    I feel like the subtitle of this book is a little deceptive the untold story of the greatest hoax of the twentieth century Yeah, it s not a hoax so much as no one really knows what happened and maybe one dude did and was too scared to say anything so he just swept it all under the rug and sat on his hands until he died because he didn t want to end up in the hands of the KGB or the Stasi But, you know, whatever ANYWAY This is a wonderfully researched and easy to read discussion of the A I feel like the subtitle of this book is a little deceptive the untold story of the greatest hoax of the twentieth century Yeah, it s not a hoax so much as no one really knows what happened and maybe one dude did and was too scared to say anything so he just swe...


  4. says:

    I swollowed it in one go last sunday It s a great, quick and absolutely mesmerising read.


  5. says:

    This is a wonderfully researched book with lots of details about Russian bureaucracy The Amber Room is a cultural beauty for the Russian people The loss of this during WWII, created a treasure finding missionfor anyone interested Let the lies and secrecy beginRe...


  6. says:

    When I started this book, I was hoping for a solid, well written, well researched account of what had happened to the Amber Room the Nazi theft from Russia, its placement in Koingsburg, its disappearance in the last days of WWII, the search immediately afterward, the parallel searches by the Stasi and KGB during ...


  7. says:

    In the early 18th Century, Prussian ruler Frederick I presented Tsar Peter the Great with a truly unique treasure meticulously carved amber then worth twelve times its weight in gold that had been expertly assembled into enough wall panels to decorate an entire room The beauty and value of the amber aside, as a work of craftsmanship the Amber Room was remarkable imagine trying to repeat the same feat entirely from a single type of gemstone The panels were assembled and re assembled by the In the early 18th Century, Prussian ruler Frederick I presented Tsar Peter the Great with a truly unique treasure meticulously carved amber then worth twelve times its weight in gold that had been expertly assembled into enough wall panels to decorate an entire room The beauty and value of the amber aside, as a work of craftsmanship the Amber Room was remarkable imagine trying to repeat the same feat entirely from a single type of gemstone The panels were assembled and re assembled by the Romanovs, eventually finding a home in the Catherine Palace near St Petersburg There it remained until the Nazis stole it at the opening of the siege of Leningrad in 1941 The Nazis returned their ill gotten prize to its city of origin, K nigsberg now the military enclave of Kaliningrad It is from K nigsberg where the Amber Room disappeared at the end o...


  8. says:

    The Amber Room has fascinated me since I first learned about it on a Discovery Channel show, it was something you never learn about here in the states The show explored a few possibilities but nothing near the research done in this book Basically, the Russian curator of the Catherine Palace decided it was way too risky to evacuate the fragile Amber Room when the Germans were advancing on Tsarskoye Selo The Amber Room s construction was very complicated probably the largest and most fragil The Amber Room has fascinated me since I first learned about it on a Discovery Channel show, it was something you never learn about here in the states The show explored a few possibilities but nothing near the research done in this book Basically, the Russian curator of the Catherine Palace decided it was way too risky to evacuate the fragile Amber Room when the Germans were advancing on Tsarskoye Selo The Amber Room s construction was very complicated probably the largest and most fragile jigsaw puzzle ever Unfortunately the Germans crated ...


  9. says:

    Most likely one of my favorite books that I have ever read, The Amber Room was definitely a great and interesting read This book discusses the mystery of the Amber Room once considered the Eighth Wonder of the World which seemed to disappear without trace after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union.The amber room was a room gifted to Russia, and was entirely made out of amber, which at the time of construction was worththan gold Due to issues involving the fragility of the room dur Most likely one of my favorite books that I have ever read, The Amber Room w...


  10. says:

    This is the non fiction book I wanted to read before I read a work of fiction with the same title There ought to be a law Anyway The Amber Room has been called the Eighth Wonder of the World and was a room made all of amber, gracing the Catherine Palace in Russia It was there for over 200 years until World War II and the Nazi invasion of Russia Then the Amber Room was ...

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