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Catherine the Great and Potemkin: The Imperial Love Affair



It was history’s most successful political partnership – as sensual and fiery as it was creative and visionary. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition. Prince Potemkin – wildly flamboyant and sublimely talented – was the love of her life and her co-ruler. Together they seized Ukraine and Crimea, defining the Russian empire to this day. Their affair was so tumultuous that they negotiated an arrangement to share power, leaving Potemkin free to love his…



Catherine The Great And Potemkin

Pub Date : 2016-01-27 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 1780228341
ISBN 13 : 9781780228341

'One of the great love stories of history, in a league with Napoleon and Josephine, and Antony and Cleopatra ... Excellent, with dazzling mastery of detail and literary flair' Econ..


Prince Of Princes

Pub Date : 2001-09-20 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 1842124382
ISBN 13 : 9781842124383

It is one of the great love stories of history, and one of its most successful political partnerships. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition, p..


Love Conquest

Pub Date : 2005-05-01 | Author : Douglas Smith | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0875806074
ISBN 13 : 9780875806075

Of all of history's great romances, few can compare with that of Catherine the Great and Prince Grigory Potemkin. Their turbulent and complicated relationship shocked their contemp..


Potemkin

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0753818345
ISBN 13 : 9780753818343

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper and Marsh Biography prizes It is one of the great love stories of history, and one of its most successful political partnerships. Ca..


Sashenka

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781416595540
ISBN 13 : 1416595546

In early twentieth-century Russia, Sashenka Zeitlin becomes caught up in the revolutionary fervor destined to bring down the czar, as she deals with arrest and imprisonment, the bl..


Potemkin

Pub Date : 2005-01 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9781400077175
ISBN 13 : 1400077176

A racy page-turning history of one of Russia's greatest leaders explores the life and incredible career of Potemkin, lover of Catherine the Great and architect of Russian imperial ..


Titans Of History

Pub Date : 2015-06-02 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Quercus

ISBN 10 : 9781623654511
ISBN 13 : 1623654513

In Titans of History Simon Sebag Montefiore, one of our pre-eminent historians, presents the lives of the giants who have made our world. The cast varies from conquerors, poets, ki..


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