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Queen Victoria

Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow
Narrated by: Lucy Paterson, Lucy Worsley
Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
5 out of 5 stars (89 ratings)
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Summary

Contains an exclusive bonus interview with author Lucy Worsley.

Best-selling author and historian Lucy Worsley tracks a new course through Queen Victoria's life, examining how she transformed from dancing princess to the Widow of Windsor and became one of Britain's greatest monarchs along the way. Taking 24 significant days from Victoria's life, from her birth, her wedding and her coronation to her husband's death, and many more in between, allows us to see Victoria up close and personal, examining how she lived hour to hour. 

Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, this major new biography will celebrate Queen Victoria as a woman of her time, who lived an extraordinary life.

©2018 Lucy Worsley (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Throughly enjoyed

Throughly enjoyable,,well researched, fascinating and so well narrated. Love all of Lucy Worsley work and this did not disappoint

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Excellent book

Loved this book, you see Victoria the person and those around her . It is vivid in its telling

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Brilliant Worsley

A beautifully written book by Lucy Worsley. Not complicated at all and very easy to listen too. I highly recommend if you are interested in Queen Victoria and this era.

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Good but.....

Lucy Worsley is a fantastic historian but describing the Irish famine as being caused by repeated failure of the potato crop demonstrates that even in the 21st Century, British historians are either wholly ignorant of the history of former countries of the British empire or choose to ignore atrocities inflicted by the British empire on other nations.

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I wish Lucy had narrated

Interesting and I did find out things I didn't know. I wish Lucy Worsley had narrated it as I kept finding myself trying to imagine her presenting style

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  • Charlotte
  • Dalgety bay, United Kingdom
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Great book but misleading with who is narrating it

I love Lucy and one of the main reasons I got the audio book (I already have physical book) is because I thought Lucy would be narratingh more and not just the intro and an interview at the end. The narrator did a good job but I would not have bothered had I known it was not at least half Lucy!

I like how Lucy goes more into the relationship between Victoria and her half sister which is often over looked.

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Queen Victoria

Utterly ruined for me by the narrator - her rhythm of speech was so - off - that it felt as if she hadn't read ahead so didn't know what was coming. As a book it's fine, although nothing really new. Is there anything new about Queen Victoria? I enjoyed the Jane Austen book a lot more.

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