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An Audience with Queen Victoria: The Royal Opinion on 30 Famous Victorians

An Audience with Queen Victoria: The Royal Opinion on 30 Famous Victorians

A unique insight into one of the world's most famous monarch's personal opinions and feelings on the highest-profile figures of the day

Available for pre-order internationally. Ships upon its international release date of 1 May 2019.

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ISBN 9780750989039
Barcode 9780750989039
Release Date 1 May 2019 by The History Press Ltd
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Lloyd, Ian
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ISBN-13 9780750989039
ISBN-10 0750989033
Stock Release date is 1 May 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 May 2019
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Imprint The History Press Ltd
Release Date 1 May 2019
International Publication Date 29 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lloyd, Ian
Category Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Biography & Autobiography: Royalty
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 941.081092
Catalogue Code 968690

Description of this Book

One of Britain's most famous and longest serving rulers, Queen Victoria saw widespread change across the planet. During her sixty-three-year reign, in which she became one of the most powerful and influential people in the world, Victoria met everyone from Charlotte Bronte to Buffalo Bill; she had opinions on all those who graced her parlour - and some who didn't. An Audience With Queen Victoria examines the meetings and letters exchanged between the queen and a veritable who's who of her time. It draws on often brutal character assessments in her journals and letters - Henry 'Dr Livingstone I presume' Stanley was 'a determined ugly little Man'. Exploring those she met officially and personally - even the seven men who tried to assassinate her - and her thoughts on figures of the time such as Jack the Ripper, Ian Lloyd unlocks a fascinating aspect of Victoria's character and outlook. Through brand-new archival research, newspapers and interviews with descendants, sit alongside Victoria and experience queenship as she did for the first time.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This compelling series of vignettes build into a full portrait of the great Queen as we have never seen her before -- Robert Lacey This is Queen Victoria from an entirely new perspective. Ian Lloyd proves that even a century after her death there is still much to learn about the monarch we thought we knew so well -- Joe Little
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

IAN LLOYD has spent twenty years as a full-time writer and photographer, specialising in the British Royal Family. He has had two books in the Sunday Times bestseller list (both 2011) and writes regular features for the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Hello Magazine and Majesty Magazine. Ian is also the Royal Correspondent for The Sunday Post and a regular royal pundit on Sky News, BBC News and BBC Radio 5 Live. He lives in Oxford.

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