Publish date: September 18th 2008
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, Biography Memoir
, Womens Studies
, European History
I imagine this might be tedious to some, but I did enjoy the subject matter and the research. a) I was quite surprised the very, very public washing of dirty linen by the then Prince Regent and his wife. b) The descriptions - and effects - of bloodletting were rather shocking; no wonder the 19th cen...
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Note: please click on See Review to see the illustrations.The so-called Regency Romance is a popular genre of historical romantic fiction. Usually the story is set roughly in the first twenty years of 19th century Great Britain, when the Prince of Wales served as regent for his insane father, King G...
A very good biography contrasting two granddaughters of George III -- Princess Charlotte of Wales and Princess Victoria of Kent, -- and how similar their lives where. Very well written, lots of details, and some very charming reproductions of clothing and personal items as well as paintings and etch...