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    download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman Robert K. Massie ì 3 free read [Download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman] Ebook By Robert K. Massie – Book or DOC Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman by Robert K Massie is the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who travelled to Russia at the tender age of fourteen and rose to become one of the most powerful and captivating women in historyI had previously read Massie's Nicholas and Alexandra which was wonderful and I

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    Robert K. Massie ì 3 free read [Download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman] Ebook By Robert K. Massie – Book or DOC This one was clearly a win for me as a biography of Catherine the Great Massie's writing is clear brisk and kept the story moving throughout What I really enjoyed was how he took the time and trouble to show how Catherine carried forward the reforms begun by Peter the Great and was a monarch who overcame a great deal of adversity to overcom

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    [Download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman] Ebook By Robert K. Massie – Book or DOC Robert K. Massie ì 3 free read download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman I am impressed Catherine the Great lived from 1729 1796 She was 14 when she first came to Russia This book covers this entire time period meticulously I understand how her childhood experiences came to shape her as an adult I understand her need for love and why she came to have twelve lovers At the same time she was mot

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    Robert K. Massie ì 3 free read [Download Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman] Ebook By Robert K. Massie – Book or DOC She sat on the throne of Peter the Great and ruled an empire the largest on earth Her signature inscribed on a decree was law and if she chose could mean life or death for any one of her twenty million subjects She was intelligent well read and a shrewd judge of character During the coup she had shown determination and courage; once on the throne she displayed an open mind willingness to forgive and a political morality founded o

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Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman

review Ü Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman R years the government foreign policy cultural development and welfare of the Russian people were in her hands She dealt with domestic rebellion foreign wars and the tidal wave of political change and violence churned up by the French Revolution Catherine's family friends ministers generals lovers and enemies all are here vividly brought to life History offers few stories richer than that of Catherine the Great In this book an eternally fascinating woman is returned to lifeA compelling portrait not just of a Russia. This one was clearly a win for me as a biography of Catherine the Great Massie s writing is clear brisk and kept the story moving throughout What I really enjoyed was how he took the time and trouble to show how Catherine carried forward the reforms begun by Peter the Great and was a monarch who overcame a great deal of adversity to overcome the obstacles of not being Russian being a woman and a usurper to boot most biographies focus on her time before becoming empress andor her lovers while Massie does look closely at several of them he also wisely discards the wild rumours and looks at what Catherine actually did While I did receive an ARC of this I still intend to buy a copy of the finished edition This one gets five stars from me and a hearty recommendation for anyone interested in Tsarist history For the longer review please go here

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review Ü Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman A tale of power perseverance and passion a great story in the hands of a master storyteller The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Prize winning author of Peter the Great Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable powerful and captivating women in history Born into a minor noble family Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by sheer determination For thirty fou. Like probably every woman of note in history open about and unashamed of her sexuality Catherine the Great is primarily remembered as a power and man hungry salacious perverted woman Try googling her name and see how high on the list of the results is the ever pressing uestion Did she really sleep with a horse Does anyone care about her accomplishments in politics art and science Not really But her sexual exploits Oh YESThat s why I appreciate Robert K Massie s Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman so much It is an honest frank compassionate account of this superbly intelligent and deeply dedicated to her adoptive country woman s lifeAs expected from a biography of a monarch this work is pretty heavy on historical details I won t lie I skimmed over a good uarter of the book not desiring to read much about domestic and foreign policies wars legislation and reforms Thankfully the details of Cathe

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review Ü Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman N titan but also of a flesh and blood woman Newsweek An absorbing satisfying biography Los Angeles TimesJuicy and suspenseful The New York Times Book Review A great life indeed and irresistibly told Salon NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times The Washington Post USA Today The Boston Globe San Francisco Chronicle Chicago Tribune NewsweekThe Daily Beast Salon Vogue St Louis Post Dispatch The Providence Journal Washington Examiner South Florida Sun Sentinel BookPage Bookreporter Publishers Week. She sat on the throne of Peter the Great and ruled an empire the largest on earth Her signature inscribed on a decree was law and if she chose could mean life or death for any one of her twenty million subjects She was intelligent well read and a shrewd judge of character During the coup she had shown determination and courage once on the throne she displayed an open mind willingness to forgive and a political morality founded on rationality and practical efficiency She softened imperial presence with a sense of humor and a uick tongue indeed with Catherine than any other monarch of her day there was always a wide latitude for humor There was also a line not to be crossed even by close friendsI knew almost nothing about Catherine the Great before reading this book Now that I ve finished it all I say is damn this lady was impressive It would have been easy for this book to be a never ending litany

  • Paperback
  • 639
  • Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman
  • Robert K. Massie
  • English
  • 17 March 2019
  • 9780345408778