The Winter Palace

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Eva Stachniak

Set amidst the dazzling decadence and intrigue of the mid-eighteenth century Russian royal court, Winter Palace traces the rise of Catherine the Great through the eyes of the orphaned servant girl/spy who befriends her.  I’m a big fan of historical fiction, but this was my first venture into the realm of Russian history and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  If you’ve enjoyed  Phillipa Gregory and Alison Weir’s books about the Tudor courts you’ll appreciate the change of scenery. Check our catalog

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