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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 2 years 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...
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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