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Eva Stachniak

Internationally Bestselling Author of The Winter Palace

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Told in the voice of Catherine the Great, Eva Stachniak’s enthralling literary novel EMPRESS OF THE NIGHT intimately captures one of history’s most remarkable leaders as she reflects on her ascension to the throne, her rule over the world’s greatest power, and the sacrifices that made her the most feared and commanding woman of her time.
   
   
   

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Empress of the Night–Review Quotes

Empress of the Night–Review Quotes

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014

 …ambitious…structurally complex and psychologically intense…. Empress of the Night aims for Hilary Mantel. Stachniak’s writing is distinct, however, especially in vivid description of sensory details: perfume, sweat and the click of heels on polished floorboards.—Quill & Quire

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…unfailing attention to detail, whether describing the pain of childbirth or the manner of a courtier’s behaviour and appearance. –National Post

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The beauty of this historical novel lies in Stachniak’s wonderfully vivid and evocative prose. She excels at creating a strong sense of time and place, rich with sensory details. –Winnipeg Free Press 

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Empress of the Night–Upcoming Readings

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014

April 25, 2014, 7-10 PM: TORONTO, ON, Empress of the Night–Reading and interview, a fundraiser for the Polish Language and Literature Program at the University of Toronto. Organized by the Council for the Support of the Polish Studies at the University of Toronto, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, and the Polish Language and Literature Program at the University of Toronto.  Where: Coop (North of Brennan Hall), 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto. Map

April 26, 2014: 6:30  OTTAWA WRITERS FESTIVAL.  Knox Presbyterian Church • 120 Lisgar Street (at Elgin)

April 28, 2014: MONTREAL, PQ: 7:00 pm.  Consulat général de la République de Pologne à Montréal/Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Montreal. 1500, Av. des Pins Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1B4

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