The House of Special Purpose

The House of Special Purpose - John Boyne From the author of 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas', comes another intriguing story about the last of the Romanovs, eventuating in the relationship of a Leib guardsman and the Grand Duchess Anastasia, and of her fate. The writing easily transported me back to the times of Russian Imperialism. For me, it was a mesmerizing read and I took my time to savor it.