About this book
A portrait of the court of Queen Victoria, seen through the lives of her household using never seen before diaries and letters. Victoria emerges as a vulnerable, emotional, selfish and comical woman. A unique insight into the Victorian court, with all its frustrations and absurdities. From the author of "Rubies In The Snow".
During the sixty-odd years of her reign Queen Victoria gathered around her a household dedicated to her service. This book follows the lives of six members of her household from the governess to the royal children, to her maid-of-honour, chaplain and personal physician.
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