Her Little Majesty: The Life of Queen Victoria

Her Little Majesty: The Life of Queen Victoria

by Carolly Erickson PhD


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In this impeccably researched work, an award-winning historian sweeps away the puritanical myths surrounding Queen Victoria to provide a fresh portrait of a stalwart, passionate Victoria who remains one of history's most intriguing rulers. of photos.

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ISBN-13: 9780743236577
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 01/15/2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 0.71(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Carolly Erickson is a prize-winning historian and biographer who has written over twenty nonfiction books and novels, including The Tsarina’s Daughter, which won the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction. She lives in Hawaii.

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Her Little Majesty: The Life of Queen Victoria 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
corcra on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a well-done examination of the life and times of Queen Victoria. The author not only follows the life of Queen Victoria, but also summarizes the overall treads that affected the Victorian age from the rigidity of early Victorian morals to the disillusionment of these values at the end of her regime. Primary source materials, as well as extensive secondary materials, were cleverly used to weave a story that I found engrossing and entertaining. Victoria is portrayed as a human being with her strengths and flaws equally balances. My only problem with this book is the lack of a family tree for her immediate family members. I found myself becoming confused with all the players in her life. I recommend this as a good book for anyone interested in the life of Queen Victoria.