Nicholas and Alexandra - Part 3: Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

Robert K. Massie
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There was a twenty-nine year old prince named Felix Yussoupov who was the heir to the largest fortune in Russia. His mother, who had lost three older sons, dressed Felix in dresses until he was five. He and his brother liked to dress in their mother's gowns, wigs, and jewels and then go out in public and walk around. Felix married a niece of the Tsar, Irina, in 1914. Felix had also been to see Rasputin for an illness and concluded that Rasputin was the cause of the destruction of the monarchy and had to be killed. He enlists the aid of other conspirators who decide to poison Rasputin in the cellar of Felix's palace on December 29. Rumors of the plots spread and reach Rasputin.

Rasputin writes a letter that becomes famous after his death. He states that he doesn't think he will be...

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