Rasputin's Daughter

By Robert Alexander
Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143038658, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 2007

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Description
From the author of the national bestseller "The Kitchen Boy" comes a gripping historical novel about imperial Russia's most notorious figure

Called brilliant by "USA Today," Robert Alexander's historical novel "The Kitchen Boy" swept readers back to the doomed world of the Romanovs. His latest masterpiece once again conjures those turbulent days in a fictional drama of extraordinary depth and suspense. In the wake of the Russian Revolution, Maria Rasputineldest of the Rasputin childrenrecounts her infamous father's final days, building a breathless narrative of intrigue, excess, and conspiracy that reveals the shocking truth of her father's end and the identity of those who arranged it. What emerges is a nail-biting, richly textured new take on one of history's most legendary episodes.




About the Author
Robert Alexander is the author of the bestselling novels "Rasputinas Daughter" and "The Kitchen Boy," He has spent thirty years traveling in Russia, where he has worked for the U.S. government and currently is a partner in a St. Petersburg company operating a number of businesses.



Praise For Rasputin's Daughter

Employ[s] the fast pace of a thriller and the ability to make a remote historical episode personal to the reader. (Booklist)

The combination of Alexanders research and his rich characterizations produces an engaging historical fiction that offers a Rasputin who is neither beast nor saint, but merely, compellingly human. (Publishers Weekly)

For readers who like their juicy scandals topped with a hearty dollop of history, Alexander serves up a satisfying portrait of a court in its last throes of decadence and intrigue. (The Washington Post)

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