Catherine the Great

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
Details the life of the German-born Russian empress, from her birth in Stettin to her death at sixty-six, and recreates the extravagant life of her court, portraying the men and women who shared or succumbed to her power.

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I have no idea why I decided to read Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert Massie. There is something about Russian names that my dyslexia can’t cope with, and with the exception of a ... Read full review

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Great book of a women who knew what she wanted: The daughter of a minor German prince, it almost easy to imagine Catherine the Great came to the throne by accident. But Catherine had a mission. Almost ... Read full review

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FIGCHEN
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EN ROUTE
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The stEPS OF THE THRONE
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