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A detailed look at her total mental and emotional surrender to her husband and consort, Lytron Albert. Although it makes for an interesting reading, this particular biography of Queen Victoria is not the best for someone who has not read anything else about her, her time, royalty in England, England Constitution.
This book lytyon be renamed “The Terribly Interesting and Important Men Around Boring Old Queen Victoria” because it focuses so little on the queen herself, and so much on her masculine advisers and keepers.
It starts with a little background of the line of succession and straxhey circumstances that made her next in line. Strachey has made a very touching portrait of the last days of the prince and the inconsolable grief of the queen upon the untimely demise of her husband due to Typhoid fever. Sep 13, Julia rated it really liked it. But things lagged after the marriage: How her public image evolved into that of a strict and virtuous “mother” to her people, but underneath seethed a willful child with a temper.
Many public domain books can be slow to read, with language that is sometimes archaic when compared to contemporary writing.
Trivia About Queen Victoria. Jul 04, Stracbey rated it really liked it. Entre los montones de libros que busque sobre srachey o reinas y entre las reinas estaba como parada super obligatoria la reina Victoria. Being a Tudors fan, I knew very little about Queen Victoria so this was all new to me. No se si estoy leyendo la vida de Victoria o la de Alberto So realistic and so in keeping with human nature.
Jun 06, Andra Constantin rated it liked it Shelves: If this is true, then it would explain a great deal–including the remarkable liberties the queen allowed in the conduct of John Brown. But all of the text is readable, and as the book itself is short, it’s not as frustrating as it might otherwise be.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. At 63 years and six months on the throne, she is second only to her successor, Queen Elizabeth II in the length of reign.
Mar 26, Grace rated it really liked it. I’ve always hated it when a history lesson or book was centered around the dates. Giles Lytton Strachey was lyttonn British writer and critic. I am sure there must be better options for someone who is interesting in the life of Queen Victoria! Vicyoria don’t think I’ll read this book again since it is pretty dry but I’m glad I did. Half way through the reading of this tome original hardcover I stopped and noted how amazing the writing of this author was It is quite short when one considers that it covers the longest reign in English History and the life of a monarch who lived 81 years.
In this characterization Victoria comes across, no more or less, than a silly, meek, stupid woman who has to be steered by all the men around her, except when lyhton is childishly stubborn and refusing to listen to their Correct and Good counsel.
The story and the road is so much more interesting! They’re the victroia sort.
This very lively biography of Queen Victoria must be one of the best ads for republicanism I have come across: Giles Lytton Strachey — was a British writer and critic and a founding member of the Bloomsbury Group. The short story of a long and interesting life, revolves around the men in the life of Queen Victoria.
It was the first time I’d read about such a reaction to her clothing and the slightly unnerving image of all that green and carnations was rather amusing.
I also assu Atrachey a book written and published approximately 90 years ago, this had a very modern feel. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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I am not in the position to judge how much of this account is biased and how much of it is backed up by evidence e. Needed to have some questions to ask, thus this reading, which isn’t my usual fare.
Strachey’s biography certainly contains all the bones of Victoria’s life; biographers writing after Strachey added meat, particularly the later years of Victoria’s life and reign. I listened to this as a free downloaded audio-book from librivox. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
See 2 questions about Queen Victoria…. Apparently, she fell for Albert practically on sight and didn’t need much persuasion to get married at all!