Angel on the Square
In the fall of 1914, safe behind palace walls, Katya Ivanova sees St. Petersburg as a magical place.
The daughter of a lady-in-waiting to the Empress, Katya spends all her time with the Grand Duchesses; the royal family feels like her own. But outside the palace, a terrible war is sweeping through Europe, and Russia is beginning to crumble under the weight of a growing revolution. Now, as Katya's once-certain future begins to dissolve, she must seek to understand what is happening to her beloved country and, for the first time in her life, take charge of her own destiny.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Well. It was interesting learning about the years immediately preceding Lenin - I never heard of Kerensky and will investigate wikipedia et al a bit. Probably a good book for young fans of historical ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - krmajor - LibraryThing
As a member of the Russian aristocracy, 12-year-old Katya lives in splendor with her mother, and 16-year-old adopted “cousin,” Misha, in a mansion in downtown St. Petersburg. 1914 Russia is on the ... Read full review