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The Pretender

3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  40 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 275 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Jonathan Cape
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Peter Burton
Jun 22, 2014 Peter Burton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It starts a little slowly but eventually became a very gripping and imaginative study of Anastasia/ the pretender.This works from the premise that has been confirmed by DNA that the pretender was just that and not the Tsar's daughter.I knew this before and the book did not suffer one bit - in fact I came to admire even more the author's skill and understanding.
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Sep 29, 2012 Ethel rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A story that gripped my imagination at the outset but lost my attention in some sections. Overall I found that I was not that concerned about whether or not the young women in the story was Anastasia or not.
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Mary Morrissy (born 1957 Dublin) is an Irish writer. Morrissy was educated at the Rathmines School of Journalism. She worked in Australia, and as a sub-editor of The Irish Press. She taught creative writing for the University of Arkansas, and University of Iowa creative writing summer programmes.

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