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READ The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Uable account of the final decades of the house of Romanov as seen through the eyes of its last surviving member Through Olga we meet ueen Victoria George V of England Rasputin Mrs Anderson on whose story the movie Anastasia was made and other impostors who plagued the exiled duchess with false hopeIn this official memoir Ian Vorres captures the loneliness and vio. An incredible read What the Grand Duchess and her family went through is something out of a nightmare I don t think I ve ever read a first hand account of reversed circumstances this horrifying It s almost unbelievable that Olga could remain objective enough to give a fair account of her life but she seemed to have come to terms to it very well towards the end of her lifeMy only complaint is that it isn t long enough It was disappointing that despite being very close to Nicholas II and the children that she only devoted 5 6 pages exclusively to the children and mostly Anastasia at that It would ve been interesting to read some first hand stories of the children s misadventures Other chapters such as her time in exile in Denmark seemed really short even though she was there for years we don t hear much about itOverall both Mr Vorres and Olga do an excellent job in outlining the relatively peaceful time under Alexander III then swiftly becoming turbulent with the rise of the bolsheviks and communist Russia It s some of Olga s personal memories I would have liked to have disclosed but she s certainly entitled to keep those things to herself Once a Duchess always a Duchess

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READ The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Lence of Olga's years in Russia her loveless first marriage to Prince Peter of Oldenburg her years of exile in England and Denmark and her final settlement with her second husband and family in CanadaLong out of print and now reissued in a handsomely illustrated edition The Last Grand Duchess is the thorough and engaging official biography of an extraordinary woma. One of the better biographies out there about the Romanovs This time it s the memoirs of Olga Alexandrovna the younger sister of Nicholas II who had one of the remarkable stories of the Romanov survivors after the Russian Revolution She is very frank and at times very politically incorrect but also very honest Try to find the earlier edition of this one as the photographs are in much better resolution than this revised edition For the complete review please go here

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READ The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960 ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB When she died in exile in 1960 Olga Alexandrovna was the last Grand Duchess of Russia the favorite sister of Czar Nicholas II who was executed with his wife and five children during the Revolution Born in splendor difficult to imagine today she endured a lifetime of relentless tragedy with courage and exceptional powers of adjustmentThe Last Grand Duchess is a val. I really enjoyed this little book even though parts of it have become outdated now Olga really came across well and her experiences shone through the author did a good job of not clouding her testimony and really letting her words take center stage The siblings of the last tsar are rarely discussed particularly Olga and Xenia and this was one of the only bios I ve been able to find on Olga One feels for all that she had to go through and how her faith and courage kept her going through a loveless marriage and years of exile Especially an interesting read now after the fall of the Soviet Union Although some of the smaller details ran contrary to what I ve read in other books I thoroughly enjoyed it as a personal memoir and a witness to history type story

  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960
  • Ian Vorres
  • English
  • 15 September 2019
  • 9781552633021