Viking Adult, Hardcover, 9780670034680, 320pp.
Publication Date: January 19, 2006
From the author of the national bestseller The Kitchen Boy comes a gripping historical novel about imperial Russias most notorious figure
Called brilliant by USA Today, Robert Alexanders 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 fathers final days, building a breathless narrative of intrigue, excess, and conspiracy that reveals the shocking truth of her fathers end and the identity of those who arranged it. What emerges is a nail-biting, richly textured new take on one of historys most legendary episodes.