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Ellen Alpsten

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Ellen Alpsten was born and raised in the Kenyan highlands. Upon graduating from the l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, she worked as a news-anchor for Bloomberg TV London. While working gruesome night shifts on breakfast TV, she started to write in earnest, every day, after work, a nap and a run. Today, Ellen works as an author and as a journalist for international publications such as Vogue, Standpoint, and CN Traveller. She lives in London with her husband, three sons, and a moody fox red Labrador. Tsarina is her debut novel. ...more

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Tsarina

3.86 avg rating — 3,970 ratings — published 2002 — 42 editions
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The Tsarina's Daughter

3.94 avg rating — 1,024 ratings — published 2021 — 18 editions
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Sommernachtszauber

3.35 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Halva, meine Süße

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Heute trägt der Himmel Seide

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Colours of Africa

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Die Quellen Der Sehnsucht

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“Who only sees what is shown to him, and only hears what is said, misses out on the truth”
Ellen Alpsten, The Tsarina's Daughter
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“Oh, Marta. As harsh as this sounds, only you can rid yourself of this sadness.” She was right: no one except the person in whom the birds of sorrow settle can ever drive them out.”
Ellen Alpsten, Tsarina

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