Ian Vorres [Ebook] The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960

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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 Sideways In Neverland 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

free download The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960

The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960

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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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 A rare authorized biography of the youngest sister of the last Tsar of Russia who survived the revolution and moved abroad first to Europe and then to Canada where she died poor and almost abandoned in a walk up above a store The author actually worked directly with the Grand Duchess shortly before her death so a lot of information in this book is first hand I would have liked to see photos but in general this is a good overview of her life and the life of the Russian imperial family coming from the direct source


10 thoughts on “The Last Grand Duchess Her Imperial Highness Grand DuchessOlga Alexandrovna 1 June 1882 24November 1960

  1. says:

    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 he

  2. says:

    I was beyond excited I was able to find a copy on that was affordable I took a while reading this book realizing that so many books

  3. says:

    A rare authorized biography of the youngest sister of the last Tsar of Russia who survived the revolution and moved abroad first to

  4. says:

    The warmth Ian Vorres felt for GD Olga permeated this book It is respectful and sincere and therefore outdated now that biographers are reuired to pry and expose in order to be taken seriously That's probably why I loved it

  5. says:

    I'm always interested in stories of the Tsars andor of relativesdescendants of ueen Victoria This applies on both counts and also has an Ontario connection and pictures

  6. says:

    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 disapp

  7. says:

    If you're interested in the family of the last Tsar of Russia this book is a must read although a hard to find one GD Olg

  8. says:

    I came to know about the Grand Duchess in a somewhat serendipitous manner and so I had to track down her autobi

  9. says:

    One of the better biographies out there about the Romanovs This time it's the memoirs of Olga Alexandrovna the younger sister of Nicho

  10. says:

    This is an absolute priceless source of historical information sometimes objective sometimes subjective but what is an important Gra

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