Biography

Helen Rappaport

Helen Rappaport studied Russian at Leeds University and is a specialist in Russian and 19th-century women’s history. Her books include A MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy and THE LAST DAYS OF THE ROMANOVS. She lives in Oxford.

Helen Rappaport

Books by Helen Rappaport

by Helen Rappaport - History, Nonfiction

The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. With this treasure trove of diaries and letters from the grand duchesses to their friends and family, we learn that they were intelligent, sensitive and perceptive witnesses to the dark turmoil within their immediate family and the ominous approach of the Russian Revolution.