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Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen: Official Companion to the Masterpiece Presentation on PBS

De (autor) Cuvânt înainte de Daisy Goodwin
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en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 31 Jan 2017
The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England’s greatest monarchs.
From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV’s Victoria follows the early years of the young queen’s reign, based closely on Victoria’s own letters and journals. Now explore this extensive collection in greater depth, and discover who Victoria really was behind her upright public persona.
At only eighteen years old, Victoria ascended the throne as a rebellious teenager and gradually grew to become one of the most memorable, unshakeable and powerful women in history. The extensive writings she left behind document this personal journey and show how she triumphed over scandal and corruption. Written by author and Victoria historical consultant, Helen Rappaport, and including a foreword by Daisy Goodwin—acclaimed novelist and scriptwriter of the series—Victoria details the history behind the show. Revealing Victoria’s own thoughts about the love interests, family dramas and court scandals during her early reign, it also delves into the running of the royal household, the upstairs-downstairs relationships, and what it was like to live in Victorian England.
Full of beautiful photography from the series and genuine imagery from the era, Victoria takes you behind the palace doors and discover the girl behind the queen.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780062568892
ISBN-10: 0062568892
Pagini: 304
Dimensiuni: 197 x 241 mm
Greutate: 1.04 kg
Editura: Harper Collins SUA
Colecția Harper Design

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Discover the world of the young Victoria, a world of court drama, sumptuous splendor, and the epic tale of an unexpected queen.
At only eighteen years old, Victoria was a rebellious and headstrong teenager when she ascended the throne as Queen of Great Britain, but she grew to become one of the most memorable, unshakable, and powerful women in history. Tracing the coming-of-age of one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, this official companion to the Masterpiece series on PBS reveals her triumphs over scandal and corruption, and the intimate loves, heartbreaking losses, fallouts, and family dramas that accompanied her early reign.
Written by internationally bestselling author and Victoria historical consultant Helen Rappaport, and including a foreword by Daisy Goodwin—acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of the series—Victoria details the history behind the show. It includes fascinating letters from the Queen, her family, confidants, and Prince Albert, offering truly authentic insight into the private life of the young Queen and the inner workings of the royal household, and painting a vivid picture of life in Victorian England.
Go behind the palace doors and discover the girl behind the Queen, as you’ve never seen her before. 

Recenzii

“Rappaport’s text beautifully and chronologically guides the reader through the early years of Victoria’s reign… This is a volume fans of the Masterpiece series will look at again and again.”
“A marvelous companion to this series, with wonderful illustrations and an engaging backstory…”