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Enchantments : a novel

by Harrison, Kathryn.

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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 a... Full description

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Summary: 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.
Physical Description: xii, 314 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 9781400063475 (acid-free paper)
1400063477 (acid-free paper)
Author Notes: Kathryn Harrison lives in New York with her husband and their children.


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