Peter the Great Author:Robert K. Massie "Enthralling...As fascinating as any novel and more so than most!" — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW — Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great. He brought Russia from the darkness of its own Middle Ages into the Enlightenment and transformed it into the... more » power that has its legacy in the Russia of our own century.« less
If you read and enjoyed Nicholas and Alexandria by the same author, you'll love Peter the Great. There is an astonishing amont of material, but it reads like an historical novel.
The only thing I found difficlt was keeping track of the many many personages involved.
Mr. Massie is a genius in this Rissuan category. Read it and enjoy!