Reaching the Throne

Catherine the Great – Portrait of a Woman  by Robert K. Massie
Audiobook by Mark Deakins

A bit too much fuss over her sexuality in spite of her marvelous accomplishments. But it is obvious the writer has done a huge mount of research for this book. It was a very vividly pictured one and was pictured with so much details of a talented, sensitive, miserable, powerful woman.