Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Case of the Dead Cheese Master, Part III: The Emperor and the Palace

The Swiss cheese master was an employee of the palace of Gatchina at the time of his death. He’d been hired just a couple of years before, at a time when Gatchina—both the palace and the village—were undergoing some significant … Continue reading

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