Download e-book for iPad: 25 Chapters of My Life: Memoirs of Grand Duchess Olga by Olga Alexandranova,Paul Kulikovsky,Karen Roth-Nicholls,Sue

By Olga Alexandranova,Paul Kulikovsky,Karen Roth-Nicholls,Sue Woolma

The Grand Duchess Olga wrote her memoirs as a private account of the ultimate years of Imperial Russia. The youngest daughter of Alexander III and sister of Nicholas II, Olga used to be cited in a cheerful and loving surroundings, the place the wealth and majesty of the Russian courtroom appeared perpetually guaranteed. With an artist's eye for element, she documents her existence opposed to the heritage of the ancient occasions, which shook the area. Her marriage to Prince Peter of Oldenburg failed, and he or she observed in the beginning hand the horror and discomfort whereas nursing in a box medical institution through the nice battle. on the onset of the Revolution in 1917, Olga and her new husband Nicholas Kulikovsky moved first to The Crimea and in early 1919 to the Caucasus, which was once less than White Russian regulate. while the purple military moved in, Nicholas and Olga, with their childrens, controlled to flee to Denmark, and her mother's domestic. After the tip of WWII the relatives emigrated to Canada to prevent the risks posed via Soviet career of Danish territory. They settled in Toronto and Olga died there in 1960, the final Grand Duchess of the Imperial kin. Grand Duchess Olga's account is the entire extra poignant for her matter-of-fact narrative, which fails to conceal her deep humanity in the direction of these much less lucky than herself. Containing many letters and images this can be the 1st time her own account has been absolutely released in English

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