Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses
Publish date: March 27th 2014
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Pages no: 456
Edition language: English
Sadly this was mostly about the parents and the brother and that's not what I expected nor wanted.
The reader speaks well, paying careful attention to pronunciation, but often, with so many Russian names rolling off her tongue, I was unable to picture or fathom any of them, let alone try and remember them. Although she spoke clearly, she didn’t vary much in tone or pitch. The voice was resonant, ...
I've read several books about the Romanovs over the years. This one is purportedly a biography of OTMA (Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia), daughters of the last tsar of Russia, but it ended up dealing more with the family as a whole. The narrative is straightforward and there are copious quotes f...
Even during the lifetime of the four beautiful Romanov sisters, their mysterious personal lives lead to much speculation and idolization. This book uses many diaries, letters, and other first person accounts to bring the sisters to life. The book starts when their mother journeys to Russia, a lonely...
I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review, thank you! I'm not overly familiar with either the Romanov family or biographies in general. I had read some works of fiction about the last Tsar though, and was interested in reading this partic...