Tsarist Russia -- 1890: Young Mathilde Kschessinska makes an impression on the Tsar of Russia, and her life takes flight. As a student, a young ballerina and then something more to the Tsar... Finally, one hundred years later, she sits in Paris to write everything she remembers. And she remembers everything. The Ballet. The Court. Even the last days of the Tsar and the rage of Revolution.
This book is said to be based carefully on fact. History and insight from the personal perspective.