The Star of Kazan

  • by Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by Ruth Jones
  • 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1896, in a pilgrim church in the Alps, an abandoned baby girl is found by a cook and a housemaid. They take her home, and Annika grows up in the servants' quarters of a house belonging to three eccentric Viennese professors. She is happy there but dreams of the day when her real mother will come to find her.And sure enough, one day a glamorous stranger arrives at the door. After years of guilt and searching, Annika's mother has come to claim her daughter, who is in fact a Prussian aristocrat and whose true home is a great castle. But at crumbling, spooky Spittal, Annika discovers that all is not as it seems in the lives of her new-found family.Eva Ibbotson's hugely entertaining story is a timeless classic for readers young and old.


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great story!

loved the story! I especially enjoyed the ending where everything falls out just fine.
The narrator did a great job at bringing the people to life.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-29-2008
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.