Anastasia: The Life of Anna Anderson

Anastasia: The Life of Anna Anderson

Author:

Kindle Edition, Pages: 576

Genres: Biography, Nonfiction, History, Cultural

Reads: 11

Downloads: 687

Rating: Rated: 320 timesRate It

Anastasia: The Life of Anna Anderson
Enter the sum

File formats

TXT (63 KB)

PDF (29.4 MB)

EPub (17.8 MB)

Mobi Kindle Edition (12.3 MB)

Audiobook MP3 full length (835 MB)

Book Description

On 17 February, 1920, a young woman was rescued from a Berlin canal and taken to a local asylum.

Her body bore the scars of bullet and bayonet wounds.

For a long time she refused to give her name, and was known as Fraulein Unbekannt (Miss Unknown).

When she did declare herself — as the Grand Duchess Anastasia, youngest daughter of the murdered Romanovs — she became the centre of a storm of controversy that still continues after her death in 1983.

Peter Kurth’s brilliant and meticulously researched account shows that the evidence that Anna Anderson was Anastasia is in the end overwhelming.

Nevertheless the extraordinary secrecy which still shrouds some of the key evidence suggests that, as her uncle the Grand Duke of Hesse wrote, an investigation of her identity could be ‘dangerous’.

‘Anastasia’ is a fascinating study of one of the world’s greatest mysteries.

‘A wholly gripping book at the end of which it is hard to believe that the Grand Duchess’s identity has not been proved’¬ – The Times

‘It is, literally, an incredible story, but Peter Kurth makes it utterly convincing...a compellingly readable book’ – Irish Times

‘One of the most intriguing mysteries of the twentieth century. Peter Kurth’s is the first serious attempt to unravel it’ – Sunday Telegraph

Peter Kurth has been a journalist and author for forty years, specialising in biography and Soviet history. He has written for publications such as Vanity Fair, The New York Times Book Review and Harper’s Hazaar, and has contributed to Salon.com. His books include Isadora: A Sensational Life and Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas and Alexandra.

Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent digital publisher. For more information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at www.endeavourpress.com. Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks. Follow us on Twitter: @EndeavourPress and on Facebook via We are always interested in hearing from our readers. Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.

Reviews
  •    Nikolabar Kancezicius
    2020
    A brilliant book

    What a great read. You have to admire the thorough research, time and hard work that was done for this book. So informative and a story which could be mistaken as fictional.
    Reply

Watch related ebooks...

  • Ambani & Sons
    Ambani & Sons by Hamish McDonald
    Ambani & Sons
    Ambani & Sons

    Reads:
    11

    Pages:
    -

    Downloads:
    735

    From the author of Polyester Prince - Ambani & Sons is the riveting story of one of the...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • A Ripple In Time: A Historical Novel Of Survival
    A Ripple In Time: A Historical Novel Of Survival by Victor Zugg
    A Ripple In Time: A Historical Novel Of Survival
    A Ripple In Time: A Historical Novel Of Survival

    Reads:
    21

    Pages:
    350

    Downloads:
    1287

    A struggle for survival in a time long past.

    It started...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Gift of the Darkness (The Gateway Trackers Book 7)
    Gift of the Darkness (The Gateway Trackers Book 7) by E.E. Holmes
    Gift of the Darkness (The Gateway Trackers Book 7)
    Gift of the Darkness (The Gateway Trackers Book 7)

    Reads:
    15

    Pages:
    347

    Downloads:
    955

    A warning from the past, an uncertain future, an impossible choice...

    For hundreds of...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • A Farewell to Arms
    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
    A Farewell to Arms
    A Farewell to Arms

    Reads:
    7698

    Pages:
    293

    Downloads:
    454225

    A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT