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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #750 on: April 12, 2013, 06:18:32 AM »
I remember seeing this book cover on Tumblr a while back....

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #751 on: April 12, 2013, 10:12:26 AM »
Why is Anastasia on the cover of a book that has nothing to do with her?
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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #752 on: April 12, 2013, 10:41:57 AM »
Why is Anastasia on the cover of a book that has nothing to do with her?

Don't you know Tim? She was a focal point figure during the American Civil War. Her father was President of the United States and forced to abdicate during the Confederate Revolution after they won the war, toppled his administration, and forced his family into western exile.

Of course as we are all aware the family was eventually executed on the order of Jefferson Davis...all except for Anna. She somehow survived and escaped abroad. Eventually settling in Russia in 1901 where, in attempt to conceal her past identity, she took the name 'Anastasia Romanov', married a prince, and became a Grand Duchess.

Hey, is it any less believable than most of her claimants?
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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #753 on: April 12, 2013, 03:01:40 PM »
Yeah, that makes about as much sense.

Maybe I'll stick Tatiana on a cover of a book I'll write about World War II..
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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #754 on: April 12, 2013, 09:53:56 PM »
edubs31.... killer funny! You made me nearly spit out my drink....lololol!!

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #755 on: April 13, 2013, 06:12:44 AM »
edbus31, you are so funny! lol!

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« Reply #756 on: April 13, 2013, 10:06:08 AM »
Glad you liked ladies :-)

We are supposed to be "having fun" on the 'Having Fun' board after all, right?

All kidding aside. I'm glad to hear that the cover to the story was changed and Anastasia's picture removed...if that is indeed the case. It seems impossible though that such a mistake could have made its way past a publisher/editor, yes? You're telling me no one had the following Q&A exchange before this book hit the shelves...?

Q) Who is the real girl on the cover?
A) It's actually a picture of Anastasia Romanov. The famous Russian Grand Duchess who...
Q) Ummm, OK, well, does she have anything to do with the story?
A) Oh no, but I found her story historically fascinating so I thought it would be neat to have the main character in her image.
Q) Don't you think people are going to be upset and misled by that?
A) Well, no, I mean...maybe...I guess I never thought of that.
Q) Think maybe we should change it before the people start judging a book by its cover?
A) Yes, probably a good idea.

Or how about...

Q) Who is the real girl on the cover?
A) I'm not sure. It's just some picture of a cute girl from many years ago. Probably the Civil War era or sometime thereafter. Thought it worked well with the theme of the story.
Q) We'd better find out who it is and make sure A) it's no one famous, or B) it's no one's relative who is going to demand compensation.
A) Yes, probably a good idea.

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #757 on: April 13, 2013, 12:16:11 PM »
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Q) Who is the real girl on the cover?
A) I'm not sure. It's just some picture of a cute girl from many years ago. Probably the Civil War era or sometime thereafter. Thought it worked well with the theme of the story.
Q) We'd better find out who it is and make sure A) it's no one famous, or B) it's no one's relative who is going to demand compensation.
A) Yes, probably a good idea.

Well, they sure dropped the ball on this one.  Duhhhhh....
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« Reply #758 on: April 13, 2013, 12:47:23 PM »
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Q) Who is the real girl on the cover?
A) I'm not sure. It's just some picture of a cute girl from many years ago.
Probably the Civil War era or sometime thereafter. Thought it worked well with the theme of the story.
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That gets mt vote! lol

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #759 on: April 13, 2013, 03:00:45 PM »

Q) Who is the real girl on the cover?
A) I'm not sure. It's just some picture of a cute girl from many years ago. Probably the Civil War era or sometime thereafter. Thought it worked well with the theme of the story.
Q) We'd better find out who it is and make sure A) it's no one famous, or B) it's no one's relative who is going to demand compensation.
A) Yes, probably a good idea.



I like! haha.

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #760 on: April 13, 2013, 04:03:13 PM »
Author:  Like duh, who is this Anna stacy girl anyway, like duh...
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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #761 on: December 19, 2013, 02:30:00 AM »
CHRISTMAS FREEVIEW TV, IN THE UK
21st DEC- The Young Victoria (2009 film), 5.25pm BBC2.   23rd DEC- The Secret Life Of Queen Victoria, 1.00pm Yesterday Channel.   24th DEC- The Secret Life Of Queen Victoria (repeat), 7.00am Yesterday Channel. The Secret Life Of Marie Antoinette, 1.30pm Yesterday Channel.   25th DEC- The Queens Christmas Broadcast, 3.00pm BBC1 & ITV.   27th DEC- By Royal Appointment (documentary), 9.00pm ITV3.   The Secret Life Of Louis XIV, 1.30pm Yesterday Channel.   28th DEC- Henry VIII's Lost Palaces (Time Team), 12.05pm More 4 Channel.   29th DEC- Queen Victoria's Last Love, 7.55pm More 4 Channel.   Queen Victoria & The Crippled Kaiser, 9.00 More 4 Channel.   30th DEC- Bertie And Elizabeth (documentary-drama) 3.45pm ITV3.   Anastasia (1997 Animation), 12.50pm Film 4.   31st DEC- The Queens Palaces (Holyroodhouse), 4.05 BBC2.   Wallis And Edward (drama), 11.55am ITV3.   2nd JAN- The Kings Speech (2010 Film), 9.00pm Film 4 Channel.   The Queens Palaces (Windsor Castle), 4.05pm BBC2.   Edward VII Prince Of Pleasure, 10.00pm Yesterday Channel.   3rd JAN- The Queens Palaces (Buckingham Palace), 4.05pm BBC2.   Doctor Zhivago (1965 Film), 1.15pm Channel 5.   Bertie And Elizabeth (Repeated), 8.30am ITV3.   Edward VII Prince Of Pleasure (Repeated), 12 noon & 8.00pm Yesterday Channel.           

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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #762 on: July 07, 2014, 05:33:12 AM »
I would totally drink from this


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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #763 on: July 07, 2014, 10:27:04 AM »
Cool! Does it look like there are IF images on the reverse , unseen sides of those objects?
I'm not seeing separate views of Tatiana or Marie. And is that Anastasia on what may be a sugar bowl?
Conventional characterizations of the GDs would have Marie better suited to grace a source of sweetness.
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Re: Just to put this out there...Romanov style!
« Reply #764 on: July 08, 2014, 12:52:03 PM »
I would think Olga ,Marie and Alix are on the other sides that are  not shown . Why cool set! Thanks for posting

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