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Peter H. Fogtdal: The Tsar’s Dwarf

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The Tsar’s Dwarf
Peter H. Fogtdal
Hawthorne Books
ISBN 978-0-9790188-0-0
10 September 2008
$20.50 in Canada

En français : La naine du tsar

9780979018800

Sørine, a female dwarf from Denmark, is given as a gift to the Russian Tsar, Peter the Great, during his visit to Copenhagen. Sørine travels to St. Petersburg where she becomes a jester at the Tsar’s functions. She enjoys her new life and falls in love with the Tsar’s favorite dwarf, but disaster strikes in the shape of a priest who wants to “save” her.

Written by Thomas

2008-12-27 at 22:06

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