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  - 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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User Review  - Brooke - Goodreads

It's always interesting to see what people have to say about their own lives. But this is not a sappy memoir, but an actual record. I think Her Majesty and I would have been friends. I read this book ... Read full review


CONTENTS Introduction
Childhood 18191837
The Young Queen 18371839

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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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