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User Review  - briandrewz - LibraryThing

This was an excellent look at the events in 1861 that defined British Court life for forty years. Queen Victoria was utterly disconsolate following her husband's death. This book explores the Queen's ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - JaneSteen - LibraryThing

Where I got the book: purchased on Amazon. I guess I haven't read an in-depth biography of Queen Victoria before, just scads and scads of books about the era, and my view of the Queen was the standard ... Read full review

Review: A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy

User Review  - John Wetterholt - Goodreads

Few love stories are as celebrated as that of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. From the uneasiness of their first meeting as teenagers to their enduring devotion over 21 years of marriage, their tale ... Read full review

Review: A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy

User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

An absolutely tremendous book from the first page to the last. Helen Rappaport is a terrific writer (I read her previous book called "The Last Days of the Romanovs" and enjoyed that one, too). To me ... Read full review

Review: A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy

User Review  - Mary Ronan Drew - Goodreads

The brilliant Helen Rappaport has done it again, written a book about a subject we thought we knew all about and made it fresh and new and in this case mesmerizing. I knew Victoria wore black for the ... Read full review


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