Hobbies & Interests

Review of “Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman” by Robert K. Massie

Review of “Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman” by Robert K. Massie

By Kathleen Pohlig

Catherine the Great by Robert K Massie

Catherine the Great by Robert K Massie

A masterpiece of narrative biography, this is the story of an obscure German princess who traveled to Russia at age 14 and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful and captivating women in history. There are few stories in history richer than that of Catherine the Great and thanks to this superbly told story, an eternally fascinating woman is returned to life.

Kathleen Pohlig is owner of Cherry Street Books in Alexandria.

More in Hobbies & Interests


Protect yourself from social host liability

ChiczMay 19, 2016

Real Chicz of Douglas County: The Cupcake Boss

ChiczMay 16, 2016

Great reads

ChiczMay 12, 2016

Getting a home loan

ChiczMay 11, 2016

Feeding the masses

ChiczMay 9, 2016

It’s party time!

ChiczMay 2, 2016

Safety tips for runners

ChiczApril 19, 2016

What does organic really mean?

ChiczApril 12, 2016

Give organic wines a sip

ChiczApril 6, 2016

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2014 Top News Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by Wordpress.

Skip to toolbar