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The Last Grand Duchess

A Novel of Olga Romanov, Imperial Russia, and Revolution

by Bryn Turnbull

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The Last Grand Duchess by Bryn Turnbull
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    Feb 2022, 384 pages

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A historical novel that tells the story of the doomed Russian royal family the Romanovs through the eyes of eldest daughter Olga.

Our First Impressions reviewers were impressed with Bryn Turnbull's historical novel The Last Grand Duchess, which narrates the story of Olga Romanov. The book scored an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from the 30 respondents.

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A unique portrayal of the Russian Revolution featuring the story of the Romanovs. Author Bryn Turnbull entrusts this well-known story to the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna, eldest daughter of Nicolas II and Alexandra. Initially, Olga cherishes her life in the palace cocoon with her sisters and brother, extended family and titled friends. Gradually, she becomes uneasy and disenchanted with this suffocating world scripted for her and her siblings. Her parents seek out and trust Grigori Rasputin, a priest who is charged with a spiritual and healing role in her brother's life. She is troubled when she hears loyal Russian subjects challenge...

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