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Robert Alexander

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Robert Alexander is the author of the bestselling novels Rasputin's Daughter, The Kitchen Boy, and the forthcoming The Romanov Bride. He has spent over thirty years traveling to Russia, where he has studied and also worked for the U.S. government. He speaks frequently to book clubs, and the schedule for his live video webcasts can be found at his website: http://www.robertalexanderbooks.com


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date: April 27, 2008 01:00PM
location: www.theromanovbride.com, The United States
description: Actually this starts April 16 and runs for several weeks, please check website for show times...but this is a live bookclub webcast from my home. You'll be able to see and hear me live as I talk about my new historical novel, The Romanov Bride, and I'll be able to answer your questions in real time. And I love questions! Dates and info for live book club: www.theromanovbride.com
All best, Robert (Alexander)

date: May 11, 2008 01:00PM
location: www.theromanovbride.com, The United States
description: Actually this starts April 16 and runs to May 11, please check website for show times...but this is a live bookclub webcast from my home. You'll be able to see and hear me live as I talk about my new historical novel, The Romanov Bride, and I'll be able to answer your questions in real time. Dates and info for live book club: www.theromanovbride.com
All best, Robert

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“You see, my love. As you've always said, after the rain-"
Sun."
After the darkness-"
Light."
And after the illness-"
Health."
Exactly," said the Tsar. "We mustn't give up faith.”
Robert Alexander, The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar

“On the other hand, he was compassionate because he knew pain, real pain, and real suffering too. Yet even in those bouts when it looked for sure as if he would die, he was never given morphine, not even as his screams of pain rattled the palace windows. That poor child had traveled to the bottom of life and back again, and naturally that had had a profound effect on him.”
Robert Alexander, The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar

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