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  • Catherine the Great - a New Biography

    Catherine the Great - a New Biography

    An old friend of mine, Bob Massie, has a new book out I think you'd be interested in reading.  It's a biography of Catherine II - called 'the Great' in the West.  She was a minor German princess in the small state of Anahlt-Zerbst - Sophie was her original name - who came to Russia to marry the heir to throne at the age of 14.  Catherine went through many adventures to become the most richest and most powerful woman in the world....

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