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Enchantments

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Highly recommended

Enchantments is an excellent book. From the perspective of Rasputin's daughter, one gets an excellent glimpse of the last days of the last Russian Czar, Nicholas and his family. The writer says true to history while coloring the characters as interesting, engaging and t...
Enchantments is an excellent book. From the perspective of Rasputin's daughter, one gets an excellent glimpse of the last days of the last Russian Czar, Nicholas and his family. The writer says true to history while coloring the characters as interesting, engaging and true to life.
If you have any interest in the back drop to Russian communism, I highly recommend this book.

posted by 8106764 on April 9, 2012

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

I wanted to like it

I have been looking forward to the release of this book for a while. I hate to say it, but I could not even finish it (made it to about page 160). I finish everything, for the record. I found this book very hard to follow. The conversation between Masha and Alyosha was ...
I have been looking forward to the release of this book for a while. I hate to say it, but I could not even finish it (made it to about page 160). I finish everything, for the record. I found this book very hard to follow. The conversation between Masha and Alyosha was boring,and their relationship odd. Some of the history is accurate, but the main story line with Masha is not. I found myself fact checking to see if some of the stories told had any truth. I felt the book was all over the place. I gave it one star, because it inspired me to research more about the enigmatic life of Rasputin.

posted by AngieJG on March 22, 2012

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  • Posted March 30, 2013

    Check out the full review at Kritters Ramblings Each story that

    Check out the full review at Kritters Ramblings
    Each story that Masha told Alyosha built the history of their parents and their country and then the end happened where they told of the fall of Alyosha's father and family.  I am so thankful that the author added Alyosha's journal to complete the story, so the reader wasn't left wondering about the details that occurred once Masha and Alyosha were separated.  I definitely wondered throughout the book what I could note was historically accurate and what was fiction - I love when a book keeps me guessing.  

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

    OK for a quick read

    Not quite what I expected.....but well written. I was looking for more history of that period in time. Interesting to read about Raspution's daughters and their relationship with the Tsar and his family after their father's death.

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    Posted March 27, 2012

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