Queen Victoria in her letters and journals: a selection

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Viking, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 374 pages
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User Review  - Gayle - Goodreads

Queen Victoria wrote an average of 2500 words per day her entire adult life. If all her writing was to be published it would take up over 700 volumes (60 million words). Hibbert did an admirable job ... Read full review

Review: Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals

User Review  - Jacqui - Goodreads

an interesting insight into the queen's private thoughts. I would have appreciated more letters between her and Albert but hey, you can't have it all. Read full review

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Contents

CONTENTS Introduction
1
Childhood 18191837
9
The Young Queen 18371839
23
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Historian Christopher Hibbert was born as Arthur Raymond Hibbert in Enderby, England in 1924. He dropped out of Oriel College to join the Army. He served with the London Irish Rifles and won the Military Cross. He earned a degree in history in 1948. Before becoming a full-time nonfiction writer, he worked as a real estate agent and a television critic for Truth magazine. He wrote more than 60 books throughout his lifetime including The Road to Tyburn (1957), Il Duce: The Life of Benito Mussolini(1962), George IV: Prince of Wales, 1762-1811 (1972), and George IV: Regent and King, 1812-1830 (1973). His work The Destruction of Lord Raglan (1961) won a prize from the Royal Society of Literature. He died from bronchial pneumonia on December 21, 2008 at the age of 84.

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