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Queen Victoria

Giles Lytton Strachey

Queen Victoria

by Giles Lytton Strachey

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 425-429.

    Statementby Lytton Strachey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA554 .S7 1938
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. l., 434 p.
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6388084M
    LC Control Number39015348
    OCLC/WorldCa16672858

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Nov 01,  · Thank you to Headline Review and NetGalley for providing a copy of this book for me to review. Victoria is a novelisation of Queen Victoria's ascension to the British throne in What you may or may not know, however, is that the author of this book is also the writer and creator of the ITV series (also titled Victoria) that coincides with it/5.

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I learned a lot and found much of it fascinating/5(75). Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May – 22 January ) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June until her death. On 1 Mayshe adopted the additional title of Empress of forabetterchicago.com as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her forabetterchicago.com was a period of industrial, cultural, political Father: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn.

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The Queen of Great Britain and Ireland for 63 years, Queen Victoria’s life was one of magnificent proportions. Victoria’s childhood was difficult and lonely, but from the time she took the throne aged just 18, she blossomed into a powerful woman, both frivolous and formidable.

“Victoria the Queen, Julia Baird’s exquisitely wrought and meticulously researched biography, brushes the dusty myth off this extraordinary monarch.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice) When Victoria was born, inthe world was a very different place. Looking for books by Queen Victoria.

See all books authored by Queen Victoria, including Advice to my grand-daughter: Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse, and Queen Victoria's Highland Journals, and more on forabetterchicago.com Oct 03,  · The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our forabetterchicago.comg on previously unpublished papers, this stunning new portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience.4/5.

Sep 20,  · Queen Victoria’s unusually close friendship with her Indian servant began at the celebration and spanned 14 years, a period captured in the. Queen Victoria Twenty-four Days That Changed Her Life (Book): Worsley, Lucy: The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era A passionate princess, an astute and clever queen, and a cunning widow, Victoria played many roles throughout her life.

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Historian Lucy Worsley manages to offer a fresh look by focusing on 24 days throughout the monarch’s life. By zooming in on key dates to examine Victoria as a queen, wife and mother, the book is simultaneously fast-paced and substantial. Some scholars have tried to reframe Victoria as a feminist, a strong leader decades ahead of her time.

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Red Queen won the Goodreads Choice Award for Debut Goodreads Author and was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fantasy & Science forabetterchicago.comher: HarperTeen.A lively and intriguing biography of Queen Victoria, from her difficult and lonely childhood to her life as one of the most powerful women in the world.

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