Title, La reina Victoria Grandes mujeres en la historia. Author, Lytton Strachey. Publisher, RBA, ISBN, , Length, pages. Lytton Strachey. Sudamericana Chilena El duque de Rivas: o, La fuerza del sino (el hombre y su época) · Nicolás González QR code for La Reina Victoria . Buy La Reina Victoria by Lytton Strachey (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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However, found it fascinating, she was quite a character. For there to be a Queen, a lot of men have to have died. Sep 27, Paul Bryant rated it really strschey it Shelves: But all of the text is readable, and as the book itself is short, it’s not as frustrating as it might otherwise be.

What a surprise to find that most of the movie was actual events in this book. Mar 03, Dagmar rated it really liked it. I know that this early biography has been somewhat set aside as an antique and incomplete picture of the woman, lyttpn was still fun to read and informative. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

When Queen Victoria got stracjey, the joke going round the gentlemen’s clubs of Mayfair was about the honeymoon train.

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Parece que lo hubiera redactado ayer I prefer them when they don’t do anything at all, like Charles I after he was decapitated. She harasses her Ministers, she presses for war on one side then the other on a whim, she amasses a private fortune This very lively biography of Queen Victoria must victofia one of the best ads for republicanism I have come across: I also wondered if the events in the movie had been exaggerated.


Not Giles Lytton Strachey was an early 20th century writer and biographer who developed a reputation for writing biographies that dealt with individuals as people, rather than the syrachey they were associated with.

He conceived the idea of and was instrumental in staging the Great Exhibition of in London which showcased the industrial produce of all the nations and was considered to be a milestone in the free run of the Industrial Revolution.

Product details Paperback Publisher: This book was first published in and exudes the old charm of a long gone era. The tone is engaging, and a stravhey of imagination is used in illustrating the queen’s life. In most interactions she is surprised and disappointed by their failure to understand what she really means.

Queen Victoria

sstrachey Published December 9th by Mariner Books first published The story lz the road is so much more interesting! Be strafhey first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This is an excellent book!

It was fascinating to read of Victoria’s guarded childhood, her growth through being a queen at age 18 to a young wife, to a mother of nine children, to losing Prince Albert, the love of her life, at an early age, and learning the inside stories of her reign, bei This book was a lot of fun to read.

Called upon to wear the crown at the tender age of 18, Victoria was the exemplar of public and private morality. Dec 04, Phyllis rated it really liked it. By corollary, the Queen of England, though constrained by constitutional safeguards, may be said to be the most powerful human being on the planet.

En esta biografia en especial no solo nos muestra la vida de Victoria si no tambien a las personas mas influyentes en la vida de la misma, desde su madre e intitutriz hasta su esposo Alberto y sus primeros ministros. Strachey is a beautiful prose writer but cannot conceal his contempt for Victoria and chooses instead to write about everyone around her–prime ministers, advisers, male relatives, and Prince Albert, who Strachey has a massive man-crush on.


Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Entre los montones de libros que busque sobre reyes o reinas y entre las reinas estaba como parada super obligatoria la reina Victoria. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Strachey has made a very touching portrait of the last days of the prince and the inconsolable grief of the queen upon the untimely demise of her ltton due to Typhoid fever.

It basically centers in the first years of her reign, while she was in close relationships with Lord M. Lytton Strachey shows us the inner workings of Queen Victoria’s reign.

More is known about Victoria, and better histories exist. When the British throne is occupied by a female person, there is always a strange story behind it, because, obviously, that should never happen. However, I took it out of the library and couldn’t put it down.

There is a lot of speculation about how Albert felt about his situation but again I don’t know how much to believe since most of it is observation. Trivia About Queen Victoria. It was fascinating to read of Victoria’s guarded childhood, her growth through being a queen at age 18 to a young wife, to a mother of nine children, to losing Prince Albert, the love of her life, at an early age, and learning the inside stories of her reign, being longer than any other British monarch, and longer than any other female monarch in the world.

Jun 07, Glynis O’halloran rated it liked it.

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