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Peter the Great, Robert K Massie. It took me a while to read it--I don't know why--because it is a captivating biography. I enjoyed reading about King Charles XII of Sweden as much as PTG.
A transparent acrylic paperweight to hold down the pages of a book as you eat and drink while reading. Shut the front door.
"The Mitford girls were probably the most spectacular sister act of the twentieth century."—Vogue This is the story of a close, loving family splintered by the violent ideologies of Europe between the wars. Jessica was a Communist; Debo became the Duchess of Devonshire; Nancy was one of the best-selling novelists of her day; the ethereally beautiful Diana was the most hated woman in England; and Unity Valkyrie, born in Swastika, Alaska, would become obsessed with Adolf Hitler--goodreads
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'The Seventh Wife of Henry VIII : Katherine Willoughby, The Woman who Almost Became Henry VIII's Last Queen' By Kelly Hart.
Cleopatra A Life by Stacy Schiff. I learned a ton from this book. Cleopatra was an amazing woman, leader and politician. I also learned a lot about that period of time.
Crowning his biographical portrait gallery of Russian royalty, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian delivers a rich, nuanced examination of Russia’s lone female leader, the 18th-century woman so wily that she kept at bay the winds of revolution sweeping Europe even as she allowed in the spirit of the Enlightenment that ushered Russia into the modern world. [Nov. 8]