The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander audiobook

The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar

By Robert Alexander
Read by Allen Lewis Rickman

Penguin Audio
8.91 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Drawing from decades of work, travel, and research in Russia, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov as seen through the eyes of their young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs' brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Does he hold the key to the many questions surrounding the family's murder? Historically vivid and compelling, The Kitchen Boy is also a touching portrait of a loving family that was in many ways similar, yet so different, from any other.

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Summary

Summary

Drawing from decades of work, travel, and research in Russia, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov as seen through the eyes of their young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs' brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Does he hold the key to the many questions surrounding the family's murder? Historically vivid and compelling, The Kitchen Boy is also a touching portrait of a loving family that was in many ways similar, yet so different, from any other.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Through the power of the author's imagination, we see not only the tragedy of the Emperor, but that of a human being, man, and father. Ivan Artsyshevsky, The Romanov Family Association
This is a dream of a book... [Robert Alexander's] tough, stylish prose is the perfect medium for this fast-becoming myth of evil and innocence, of frailty and courage, of betrayal and redemption. Judith Guest
A gripping and entirely believable description of the last days of the Romanovs...Thoroughly enjoyable, educational, and just a good old-fashioned page-turner. Margaret George, author of Mary, Called Magdalene
Ingenious...Keeps readers guessing through the final pages. USA Today 

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Author Bio: Robert Alexander

Author Bio: Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander is the author of the bestselling novels Rasputin's Daughter and The Kitchen Boy. He has spent thirty years traveling in Russia where he has worked for the United States government. He currently is a partner in a St. Petersburg company operating a number of businesses. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 8.91
Audience: Adult
Language: English