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Robert Alexander

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States


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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:

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The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of...

3.90 avg rating — 11,382 ratings — published 2003 — 23 editions
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Rasputin's Daughter

3.44 avg rating — 3,022 ratings — published 2006 — 23 editions
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The Romanov Bride

3.55 avg rating — 1,963 ratings — published 2008 — 16 editions
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Deadfall in Berlin

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When Dad Came Back As My Dog

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Heaven and Hell (On Earth):...

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The Gospel-Centered Life at...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1999
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“You see, my love. As you've always said, after the rain-"
After the darkness-"
And after the illness-"
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

“Oh, as the tragedies of Shakespeare have revealed, the fall of kings is but fodder for the riches entertainments.”
Robert Alexander, The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar



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