Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire
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Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire

Title:Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire
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  • Jan 09, 2017

    4.5 stars. Things I learnt from this book:- Queen Victoria was THIRSTY. Like...T.H.I.R.S.T.Y. Homegirl reeeeeeeeally wanted the D. Her main concern when told that she should stop having children was b...

  • Apr 18, 2017

    As Canada prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday, I felt it high time to look back and explore the life and times of our first monarch, Queen Victoria. Much of the country was either shaped or influ...

  • Jul 25, 2016

    Queen Victoria's story has been well defined in this fascinating, well-rounded and researched biography by Julia Baird. Victoria Regina Imperatrix was the petite queen whose feet did not reach the bot...

  • Jan 07, 2017

    For me it's usually a gamble with long, historical biographies on whether or not they'll be dense and dull. Victoria: The Queen was definitely the opposite. Baird wrote an engaging, well researched an...

  • Jan 06, 2017

    It’s not often I’m able to read a nonfiction book in one sitting, much less a historical biography, but that’s just what happened with Julia Baird’s new biography of Queen Victoria. Baird writ...

  • Nov 29, 2016

    Overall, Victoria: The Queen is very well researched and has a flowing narrative style that makes it easy to engage with. We are treated to Victoria's own life chronologically, from an infant fifth in...

  • Feb 01, 2017

    The current airing of PBS’ Masterpiece Theater of VICTORIA and its popularity has created great interest in the British monarch who ruled her kingdom and the world’s largest empire between her acc...

  • Nov 30, 2016

    Julia Baird undertook an enormous task in researching and writing this extensive and highly detailed biography of England's second-longest ruling monarch. Queen Victoria's long reign was just eclipsed...

  • Jun 06, 2016

    A big thank you to Random House & NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book in return for an honest review!The publication of a new biography of Queen Victoria is very timely, considering th...

  • Mar 29, 2017

    Maybe 3.5To be honest, I'd never have picked up a ~800 page bio of Queen Victoria if it hadn't made the Stella Prize longlist. Am I glad that I did? I'm not sure. It's eminently readable and meticulou...