Cast your mind back, to the early years of the 20th century. To Russia. An endless country of icy wastes and dusty plains, of silvery birch trees and black earth. A country of extremes. Of unimaginable wealth and unspeakable poverty. Of excess and hunger, culture and cruelty. A country ruled for nearly 300 years by one family, long accustomed to power and privilege - the Romanovs. And born into that family is a girl, an ordinary sort of girl in many respects, but one swept up by extraordinary circumstances: her name is Anastasia Nicolaevna Romanov, the last Grand Duchess, and this is her diary. Accompany her on an incredible journey, as the world around her fragments and shatters -
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Author Biography - Kate Hubbard
Kate Hubbard is the author of A Material Girl: Bess of Hardwick (Short Books, 2001), WHO WAS - Charlotte Bronte and WHO WAS - Queen Victoria from the Short Books children's historical biography series. She lives in London and Dorset.