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Enchantments : a novel

Author: Kathryn Harrison
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rasputin's daughter, Masha, is sent to live with the royal family after her father's death. Tsarina Alexandra asks her to tend to Prince Aloysha, hoping that she has inherited Rasputin's healing powers. After Tsar Nikolay is forced to abdicate, Masha and Aloysha find solace in each other's company and tell stories as a way to escape their confinement by the Bolsheviks. In the worlds of their imagination the weak  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Alekseĭ Nikolaevich, Czarevitch son of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Marii︠a︡ Grigorʹevna Rasputina; Alekseĭ Nikolaevich, Czarevitch son of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Marii︠a︡ Grigorʹevna Rasputina; Alekseĭ Nikolaevich, Czarevitch son of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Marii︠a︡ Grigorʹevna Rasputina
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Harrison
ISBN: 9781400063475 1400063477
OCLC Number: 694616494
Description: 314 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Kathryn Harrison.

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Rasputin's daughter, Masha, is sent to live with the royal family after her father's death. Tsarina Alexandra asks her to tend to Prince Aloysha, hoping that she has inherited Rasputin's healing powers. After Tsar Nikolay is forced to abdicate, Masha and Aloysha find solace in each other's company and tell stories as a way to escape their confinement by the Bolsheviks. In the worlds of their imagination the weak become strong, legend becomes fact, and a future that will never come to pass feels close.

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