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Rubies in the Snow: Diary of Russia's Last Grand Duchess 1911-1918 by Kate Hubbard Online



Rubies in the Snow: Diary of Russia's Last Grand Duchess 1911-1918

Rubies in the Snow: Diary of Russia's Last Grand Duchess 1911-1918

  • Title: Rubies in the Snow: Diary of Russia's Last Grand Duchess 1911-1918
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  • ISBN : 9781904977735
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 188 pages


Cast your mind back, to the early years of the 20th century To Russia An endless country of icy wastes and dusty plains, of silvery birch trees and black earth A country of extremes Of unimaginable wealth and unspeakable poverty Of excess and hunger, culture and cruelty A country ruled for nearly 300 years by one family, long accustomed to power and privilege the R Cast your mind back, to the early years of the 20th century To Russia An endless country of icy wastes and dusty plains, of silvery birch trees and black earth A country of extremes Of unimaginable wealth and unspeakable poverty Of excess and hunger, culture and cruelty A country ruled for nearly 300 years by one family, long accustomed to power and privilege the Romanovs And born into that family is a girl, an ordinary sort of girl in many respects, but one swept up by extraordinary circumstances her name is Anastasia Nicolaevna Romanov, the last Grand Duchess, and this is her diary Accompany her on an incredible journey, as the world around her fragments and shatters


Author Kate Hubbard




Rubies in the Snow: Diary of Russia's Last Grand Duchess 1911-1918 Reviews (12)

  • I am surprised that I never came across this book until now I rarely read Young Adult books, but of course make exceptions for Romanov fiction There simply is not enough decent Romanov fiction out there, period IMO this one is a gem Although of course it is not based on the diaries of real Anastasia [..]

  • I was always a big fan of the story of the Anastasia and this book really brought it to life We got to see life as the Romanovs would have seen it and experience the emotions that Anastasia would have felt, growing up as the youngest daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia.I recommend this to peo [..]

  • Rubies in the Snow was a great book I learnt a lot and had no idea what was going to happen It was quite sad at the end. [..]

  • Similar to the diary of Anne Frank in many ways, Rubies in the Snow, by Kate Hubbard, is Anastasia Nicolaevna Romanovs diary Given to her at her 10th birthday Her father is the tsar of Russia, and she is the princess After a dramatic change, Anastasia s life is drastically altered and her lifestyle [..]

  • Finally I got my hands onto a copy of this book and am glad I did It was an enjoyable easy read For anyone who likes to read fact or fiction about the Romanov Family this is one to add to your reading list. [..]

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