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9½ UGLY RUMOURS ABOUT RASPUTIN THE MAD MONK

If you Google ‘world’s most evil men’, chances are that – after Osama bin Laden and Donald Trump – the name Rasputin will come up. Rasputin was a Russian mystic who became a close adviser to the Romanovs. It was … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO MURDER ELEVEN PEOPLE

You have eleven unarmed people imprisoned in a house. Six are women, one is a child. The state’s local resources are at your entire disposal, including an execution team. Considering you have the right psychopathic tendencies, murdering them and hiding … Continue reading

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WHO WAS ANASTASIA?

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IS THERE LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT?

“The first sigh of love is the last of wisdom.” Antoine Bret Ain’t that the truth. Love at first sight is particularly dangerous because we are blindsided; there is something mysterious about it, rare and inexplicable. As Marlowe said: ‘Whoe’er … Continue reading

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ANASTASIA’S SECRET – and what it means to you

We all like to think we know who we are. But do we really? Are you where you were born? Are you your family, your friends, the place you were born, the place you lived? It is a question we … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF ANASTASIA

When I wrote Anastasia ten years ago there was still a lingering doubt about whether she had survived the botched execution in which the rest of her family were murdered. What was more certain was that the man who organised … Continue reading

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