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30%OFFJulia Baird - Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled the World - 9780349134505 - V9780349134505
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Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled the World

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Description for Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled the World Paperback. 'A stunning achievement ..Neither sanitized nor mythologizing, Victoria: The Queen is a remarkably lucid, endlessly engaging account of Queen Victoria's life and rule' Amanda Foreman Num Pages: 752 pages, Integrated b/w photos; family tree; maps. BIC Classification: 1QDB; 3JH; BGH; BGR; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 234 x 49. Weight in Grams: 992.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY JANET MASLIN, THE NEW YORK TIMES 'Victoria the Queen, Julia Baird's exquisitely wrought and meticulously researched biography, brushes the dusty myth off this extraordinary monarch' The New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice). The true story for fans of the hit ITV drama series Victoria starring Jenna Coleman, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning book is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
752
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780349134505
SKU
V9780349134505
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-98

About Julia Baird
Julia Baird is a journalist, broadcaster and author based in Sydney, Australia. She is a columnist for the International New York Times and host of The Drum on ABC (Australia). Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Guardian, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, Monthly and Harper's Bazaar. She has a PhD in history from the ... Read more

Reviews for Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled the World
Baird's extensive research has enabled her to complete an accessible and engrossing book which easily lives up to its claim to be an intimate biography
Herald
Fascinating
Vogue
[Baird's] portrayal of the ways in which Albert's brilliance and industry reinforced Victoria's inferiority complex . . . and the subsequent revelation of her ability to ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled the World


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