The winter that lies behind us

The winter that lies behind us

by Marie of Romania

The winter that lies behind us is as one of the most fearful nightmares man ever dreamed.
There is no suffering that my people have not been called upon to endure, no fear, no sorrow,
no pain – every misery, both moral and physical, had to be borne at once.

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This fragment from the memoirs of Queen Marie of Romania is used by Sebastian Androne in his piece Crimson bloom.

Marie, Queen of Romania

Marie of Romania (1875 – 1938) was the last Queen of Romania as the wife of King Ferdinand I. Born into the British royal family, she was titled Princess Marie of Edinburgh at birth. Read more …

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