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A Romanov fantasy

Frances Welch

A Romanov fantasy

life at the court of Anna Anderson

by Frances Welch

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anderson, Anna,
  • Anastasii︠a︡ Nikolaevna, -- Grand Duchess, daughter of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, -- 1901-1918,
  • Impostors and imposture -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFrances Welch.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT9981.A53 W45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17974838M
    ISBN 109780393065770
    LC Control Number2007023232
    OCLC/WorldCa141853230


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The most fascinating aspect of the book centers around her followers, the self-described “Anastasians,” and the lengths to which they extended themselves on her behalf. A Romanov Fantasy is the story of the most famous royal pretender of the twentieth century: Franziska Schanzkowska, a Polish peasant woman who claimed to be Grand Duchess Anastasia Nicolaevna, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, for some 64 years/5(5).

Frances Welch, Author. The rumors that one of Nicholas II's daughters survived the Russian imperial family's savage murder led to a slew of claimants to the Russian throne.

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Frances Welch s A Romanov Fantasy is a tragic comedy in the best Russian tradition a compelling, eerie, and frequently hilarious study of discipleship, snobbery, and. Frances Welch's A Romanov Fantasy is a tragic comedy in the best Russian tradition—a compelling, eerie, and frequently hilarious study of discipleship, snobbery, and life after death.

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[Frances Welch] -- This book is an extraordinary story of tenacity and intrigue, and the deep human urge to salvage hope from tragedy. On Jin the basement of the House of Special Purpose, a Bolshevik.

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Among the podcasts that I listen to while at work is one called The Dollop – a bi-weekly American History podcast where a comedian named Dave tells a story from American History to another comedian named Gareth who has no idea what the topic is about (if you listen to it, that sentence might sound really familiar).

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Hardback, with dust jacket, published by WW Norton & Co, (first published ), pages, condition is very good. It's the book's single minor failing: Welch should have shared more of her thoughts - mused a little more wildly - on the woman at the centre of the fantasy. It is a fantasy, by the way, that hasn.

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I knew going in that Romanov would be an emotional read. A fantasy novel about the Russian royal family’s incarceration told from the view point of Grand Duchess Anastasia, it could hardly be a cheery book; after all, the horrifying historical ending to that imprisonment is common knowledge. However, in the first half of this novel, the author brings her characters to life with such clarity.

Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her family’s only salvation. But the leader of the Bolshevik army is after them, and he’s hunted Romanov before.

The perfect blend of history and fantasy, Romanov takes a deeper look at the days leading up to the family's tragedy, while also exploring the possibilities behind the mysteries that have long intrigued history buffs everywhere. Brandes weaves a brilliant and intricate saga of /5(). Suspend the desire to know these answers and the Romanov Fantasy is a fun tale of a quirky bit of history.

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Romanov is a creative combination of historical and fantasy fiction. These two genres are not easily combined but Ms. Brandes did an excellent job. Nadine Brandes effortlessly blends history and fantasy in her latest book, Romanov. At times heartbreaking, Romanov is an interesting look into an alternate story of what could have happened to Anastasia, had a little magic been present.

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N & A ends with the execution of Nicholas and his family, but we discover in The Final Chapter that much has happened since the original was published in Cited by:. Sophie Freiin von Buxhoeveden (Russian: София Карловна Буксгевден, tr. Sofiya Karlovna Buksgevden; September 6, – Novem ), also known as Baroness Sophie Buxdoeveden, was a Baltic German court lady, a lady in waiting to Tsarina Alexandra of was the author of three memoirs about the imperial family and about her own escape from : September 6,St.

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