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

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

by Helen Rappaport and Daisy Goodwin
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Harper Design Intl
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January 31, 2017
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Overview

Foreword by Daisy Goodwin

The official companion to ITVs hotly anticipated new drama, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of Englands greatest monarchs.

From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITVs Victoria follows the early years of the young queens reign, based closely on Victorias 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 Goodwinacclaimed novelist and scriptwriter of the seriesVictoria details the history behind the show. Revealing Victorias 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 youbehind the palace doors and discover the girl behind the queen.

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