Talking Location With author Felix Francis – ST MORITZ
Born in the Purple
It is Anno Domini 1083. At the Blachernae Palace in Constantinople, a princess is born. What will her fate be? Will she be married off in order to create an advantageous political alliance? Or will she be sent to a monastery for showing disobedience? Anna Komnena refuses to follow the suffocating traditions of her time. Despised by some, admired by others, she decides to break the chains of subjugation and follow her heart. For the freedom of her mind and spirit, she will pay a heavy price.
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