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Victoria: A Novel from the Creator/Writer of the Masterpiece Presentation on PBS - Community Reviews back

by Daisy Goodwin
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Carissa Green Reads
Carissa Green Reads rated it 1 year ago
Here's the thing: Daisy Goodwin's "Victoria," written in conjunction with her TV miniseries, isn't a bad book. It's frothy and fast-moving. But it's just a lightweight book. It doesn't feel particularly like a 19th-century story at all. Even worse: Take away the overlay of the politics of the Bri...
Nothing better than a good book...
3.5 stars. This was a well written book of Queen Victoria's youth. But it was 330 pages of her being a bit of a spoiled brat and pining after Lord Melbourne. Making decisions that affected the nation so that he would notice her made me cringe. Her character worked my last nerve. The last 70 pages ...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 2 years ago
Of course, I didn't really know a lot about Queen Victoria, but I knew of her. This book, using her diaries, was very interesting. A Queen at the age of 18. She was brought up by her mother as her father died when she was very young. Her mother had a personal secretary whose only interest was to inf...
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