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  • Robert Lacey

    The Kingdom is the story of a country—a country of astonishing contrasts, where routine computer printouts open with the words “In the name of God,” where men who grew up in goat-hair tents now dominate the money markets of the world, and where murderers and adulterers are publicly executed in the street. By its own reckoning, this country is just entering the fifteenth century. The Kingdom is also the story of a family—a family that has fought its way from poverty and obscurity into wealth and power the likes of which the world has never known, a family characterized by fierce loyalty among its members, ruthlessness toward its enemies, and dedication to one of the world’s most...read more

  • Robert Lacey

    The official companion to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and exclusive images. Starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, Netflix's original series The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and growing out of his Oscar-winning movie The Queen starring Helen Mirren, paints a unique and intimate portrait of Britain's longest-reigning monarch. This official companion to the show's first season is an in-depth exploration of the early years of Elizabeth II's time as Queen, complete with extensive research, additional material, and exclusive,...read more

  • Robert Lacey

    In this splendid account of the world's oldest and richest auction house, Lacey brings to life the personalities, ambition and shrewd business dealings behind the glamour and the glitz. From its beginning in 18th century London as a modest book dealer, Sotheby's owes its rise to a succession of clever and colourful entrepreneurs who knew how to read the winds of economic change and sniff out buyers and sellers of the...read more

  • Robert Lacey

    It's the story of the Bible as you've never heard it before: a fast-moving overview of the most published book in history, performed by author, actor, and award-winning broadcaster Rob Lacey. Inspired by the acclaimed book and based on the live performance seen by thousands in the UK, this CD provides a 60-minute tour of the whole Bible. It's fast, insightful...even funny. The classic stories of Scripture are retold with vivid 21st century language---psalms as songs, the Gospels as one story, epistles as emails, and Revelation as seen through a virtual reality headset. It's been described by one BBC producer as 'storytelling at it's very...read more

  • Robert Lacey

    Bestselling author Robert Lacey tells us what happened in the Middle East's oil-rich powerhouse---while we weren't...read more