Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household

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Chatto & Windus, 2012 - Всего страниц: 417
Seen through the eyes of 6 members of her household as she travelled between Windsor, Osborne and Balmoral, and to the French and Belgian courts, Queen Victoria emerges in Kate Hubbard's book as more vulnerable, more emotional, more selfish, and more comical than is generally supposed.

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Exhaustive nonfiction based on letters and journals from the reign of Queen Victoria. Author focuses on six individuals who served the Queen. Provides an interesting picture of her and of what ... Читать весь отзыв

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Serving the Queen was not an easy task, especially for the upper class ladies and gentlemen who were expected to leave families for long periods and to be on call for hours at a time. But they were ... Читать весь отзыв

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After leaving Oxford University Kate Hubbard worked variously as a researcher, a teacher, a book reviewer and a publisher's reader. She currently works as a freelance editor. Her first book, A Material Girl: Bess of Hardwick 1527-1608, was published in 2001, followed by two children's books - biographies of Charlotte Bronte and Queen Victoria. Her most recent book, Rubies in the Snow, is the fictionalised diary of Anastasia Romanov, youngest daughter of Russia's last Tsar. Kate divides her time between London and Dorset.

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