Her Little Majesty

Her Little Majesty A Fresh Biography Of The Resolute, Diminutive Queen Who Emerged As The Defining Symbol Of Her Age While The Forces Of Social, Economic, And Religious Changes Swirled About Her The Queen S Extraordinary Life And Reign Stand Out Against A Backdrop Of Victorian Era Squalor, Vice Ridden Slums, And Tragic Miscalculations All Brought Together In An Historical Narrative That Reads Like A Lively Fiction BW Photos Illustrations. The book starts as most bios of Victoria sharing the background of the Hanoverian kings and her sheltered childhood with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, and her controller, Conroy At the age of eighteen she ascended the throne and took control of her life Except she didn t, because she fell into the pit of belief that women needed a man to rule them, so she in turn depended on her prime ministers and her husband, Albert, as well as her uncle,Leopold, and an advisor, Stockmar, to advise her in The book starts as most bios of Victoria sharing the background of the Hanoverian kings and her sheltered childhood with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, and her controller, Conroy At the age of eighteen she ascended the throne and took control of her life Except she didn t, because she fell into the pit of belief that women needed a man to rule them, so she in tur
The last 100 pages or so are fargratifying than the first 100 There s a lot of speculative she must have felt garbage than I felt was warranted Compared to the fantastically written and researched biography of Abigail Adams by Lynne Withey I read the week before, this one is pretty lame Erickson even went so far as to put in quotations of what she thought Victoria would have said That s just tacky Most frustrating was the fa
I rather liked this lively biography of Queen Victoria As I ve read a small mountain of books sixty or so about her, many of which would be exceedingly dull and plodding for someone less obsessed with the subject than myself, it was very refreshing to find a biography that concentrated less on the weighty political issues of the era andon Victoria as a person.Though this book does tend to concentrate on Victoria s bad points, it felt to me as if the author had researched the queen and f I rather liked this lively biography of Queen Victoria As I ve read a small mou
Felt rushed in places but overall a decent book. This biography of Queen Victoria is a recent addition to the plethora of material available about the famous British monarch Erickson tells the story of a not terribly likeable and rather homely woman who grew up in elegant but extremely difficult circumstances A woman of her time, she happily hands off her responsibilities to the handiest sympathetic male First, Prime Minister Lord Melbourne and then her husband, Prince Albert so when she is confronted with having to stand on her own after A This biography of Queen Victoria is a recent addition to the plethora of material available about the famous British monarch Eri
4.5 stars I very much liked this biography of Queen Victoria Apparently others found this to be a depressing read From everything I ve learned about Her Little Majesty , she was very comfortable with the depressing I like that the book seemed to be an honest accounting of how life really looked to Victoria When I decide to spend time learning about a giant, historical figure, I want to be able to feel like I see their world through their eyes I want the author to make me FEEL the subjec 4.5 stars I very much liked this biography of Queen Victoria Apparently others found this to be a depressing read From everything I ve learned about Her Little Majesty , she was very comfortable with the depressing I like that the book seemed to be an honest accounting of how life really looked to Victoria When I decide to spend time learning about a giant, historical figure, I want to be able to feel like I see their world through their eyes I want the author to make me F
Raamat oli huvitav Raamatu lugemisel tasub netiavarustest otsida v lja Victoria sugupuu avastasin raamatut l petades, et raamatu tagalehel on m ningane sugupuu siiski olemas Eeldan, et see oli t el hedane elulooraamat, siiski h mmastas mind kirjeldus temast kui pirtsakast, tujukast, v hese haridusega inimesest eriti lapsep lves Tema v limuse inetust v i oman olisust kirjeldati mitmeid kordi Mulle tundub, piltide j rgi, kuninganna p neva olekuga ja omamoodi ilus Samas, mul on silme ees Raamat oli huvitav Raamatu lugemisel tasub netiavarustest otsida v lja Victoria sugupuu avastasin raamatut l petades, et raamatu tag
Interested because I have been watching the Victoria series Interesting, fills in some description of the era. About half way through so far, lots of speculation on Victoria s feelings and opinions, which is odd given she wrote about 2000 words per day in her diary giving us an invaluable primary source to go off of So far extremely biased against William IV, most of what I ve read and listened too suggests his down to earth and frugal, almost philistine manor endeared him greatly to his subjects especially after the opulence and gluttony of his older brother Author tries to pass it as a given fact tha About half way through so far, lots of speculation on Victoria s feelings and opinions, which is odd given she wrote
In an effort to learnabout Queen Victoria, I downloaded several short books to my Kindle The Personal Life of Queen Victoria by Sarah Tooley and Queen Victoria The Biography by University Press Biographies They were somewhat informative but certainly not exhaustive Then I went to the library and found Her Little Majesty among the biographies on Victoria I found the author s treatment of her subject depressing, emotional, and so negative that I had a hard time finishing it I would sa In an effort to learnabout Queen Victoria, I downloaded several short books to my Kindle The Personal Life of Queen Victoria by Sarah To

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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Her Little Majesty
  • Carolly Erickson
  • English
  • 23 June 2019
  • 0743236572