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Anastasia's Album

Anastasia's Album

  • Title: Anastasia's Album
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  • ISBN : 9780786802920
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 64 pages


Shielded from St Petersburg society, the last tsar s four daughters enjoyed a simple life of almost cloudless happiness Their evenings were spent with their parents, reading aloud and pasting snapshots into albums Drawing on these precious personal keepsakes long hidden in Russian archives this work offers a glimpse into the intimate family life of the last Romanovs Shielded from St Petersburg society, the last tsar s four daughters enjoyed a simple life of almost cloudless happiness Their evenings were spent with their parents, reading aloud and pasting snapshots into albums Drawing on these precious personal keepsakes long hidden in Russian archives this work offers a glimpse into the intimate family life of the last Romanovs Illustrated in scrapbook style with Anastasia s own letters, photographs and watercolours, this album brings the youngest of the tsar s daughters to life a tomboy who scrambled up snowy mountains to sled down on a silver tray Letters from Anastasia s final heartbreaking days in captivity show that even the filthy conditions and the brutal treatment of her revolutionary jailers could not shake her faith


Author Hugh Brewster

Being able to create books about history is a dream job for me since I ve always been enthralled by history When I was growing up in Georgetown, Ontario, our house was just around the corner from the town library And I haunted its children s section reading sometimes four or five books a week Historical fiction titles by writers like Geoffrey Trease and Rosemary Sutcliffe were particular favour




Anastasia's Album Reviews (31)

  • As you might ve seen me whine in previous history book reviews MY LIBRARY IS SUCKTASTIC WHEN IT COMES TO RUSSIA I don t even know what they think Russia s not a real country I mean it s just a tiiiiny blimp on the map so BAH who needs to stock Russian books in libraries WELL BOO I am a writer I am w [..]

  • Achingly sad and yet beautiful to see these intimate pictures of The Romanov family From their photos of private moments to pictures of their life in captivity in Tobolsk, this was touching. [..]

  • POTENTIAL SPOILERS Even though I read this, GoodReads is insisting I didn t Huh Oh well There s really not much I can say since it s really a collection of photos than anything else, but I love Anastasia Romanova so I thought it was cute Some of the info might be slightly outdated however as it was [..]

  • An excellent collection of photos taken during the time Anatasia was growing up with her family in Russia 1901 through Russian Revolution and the murder of her family The photos were obtained from Soviet Russia Archives. [..]

  • It had a bunch of facts and pictures from Anastasia s family. [..]

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