• Great Catherine

  • The Life of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia
  • By: Carolly Erickson
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (524 ratings)

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Great Catherine

By: Carolly Erickson
Narrated by: Davina Porter
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Prize-winning historian and biographer, Carolly Erickson has created an eminently readable biography that recognizes the humanity of Great Catherine—Empress of Russia—with her majesty and immense capability. Dispelling some of the myths surrounding her voracious sexual appetite, the biographer portrays Catherine as a lonely woman far ahead of her time—achieving greatness in an era when women were executed on a husband’s whim.

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