The Winter Palace

By Eva Stachniak. Publisher: Bantam


This brilliant, bold historical novel of eighteenth-century Russia is a masterful account of Catherine the Great’s ascension to absolute monarchical rule.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2011 - Selection(s)