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Der Winterpalast - Eva Stachniak, Peter Knecht
Der Winterpalast
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3.75 20
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783458358954 (3458358951)
ASIN: 3458358951
Publisher: Insel
Pages no: 529
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Catherine (#1)
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Nothing better than a good book... rated it
4.0 The Winter Palace
I was going to give this book three stars 2/3 of the way through. But the ending, for me, was different and I just had to give it another star. This story of Catherine the Great's rise to power is told through the eyes of Varenka, a friend and spy for Catherine. This is a story of their friends...
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
This is the other historical fiction I was reading while I was reading Wolf Hall, and musing about my reactions to both. I would still say that Wolf Hall is a step above most historical fiction I've ever read, but this wasn't bad. It wasn't earth-shattering, either. But not bad. The Winter Palace i...
Books, Dogs, and Other Blogs
Books, Dogs, and Other Blogs rated it
4.0 The Winter Palace
There were so many things that I loved and appreciated about this book. For one, I know nothing about Russian history, and this book didn't leave me in the dust. It made this part of Russian history interesting and accessible, and I didn't have to go researching all of the characters in order to k...
Olivia Smith... and her BookWorld
Olivia Smith... and her BookWorld rated it
4.5 "Katharina die Große" so nah wie noch nie!
Inhaltsangabe Geheime Gänge, verdeckte Türen, dunkle Nischen: Als die Waise Warwara als Dienstmädchen in den Winterpalast kommt, lernt sie schnell, sich ihre Verschwiegenheit und ihren aufmerksamen Blick zunutze zu machen. Keine Intrige, die ihr entginge, kein Getuschel, das ihren Ohren verborgen ...
snoylna
snoylna rated it
3.5 stars. The writing was decent but the protagonist was not well developed.
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