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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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I wanted to know about her family life the most but there isn’t much of that in this book. He made negotiations with the politicians on behalf of the queen on delicate issues of international import.
The book is endowed with a bibliography and a good index. There is great detail about Albert’s Great Exhibition which sounds like it would have been very exciting to see during that time. Read like a slightly gossipy novel, which was nice, kept the flow and readability going.
Give me a timeline, people. Then again, the inside of the palace windows were cleaned by the department of the Lord Chamberlain, while their outsides were cleaned by the Office of Woods and Forests. He is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. Jun 07, Glynis O’halloran rated it liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet.
The three stars are only for “liking it” not for its inherent merit. Jun 06, Andra Constantin rated it liked it Shelves: The book is strongly recommended.
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The author is not impartial, you can see the opinions floating over there, but the actual thing that I disliked about the book was that it jumped to situations not telling the exact date and then went back a decade to explain another thing.
A personal reveal of Victoria as compared to a true biography or historical portrait this is a gem of written daguerreotype captured by Lytton Strachey, renowned for his sharp and trenchant assessment of Victorian times and personages from a distinctly early 20th century clear-eyed perspective. Maybe publishing the biography of a beloved queen, when people still remembered her fondly or otherwise was revolutionary in the s; it’s certainly common place now.
The prose is educated and quite British, which makes for interesting reading today. I wasn’t bored–but I no longer grudged every minute spent away from the book. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. You can still see it but it helps to get someone with local knowledge to guide you to the location. Dec 30, Yasmin Halliwell Fraser Bower rated it really liked it. I had expected this free e-book to be syrachey bit on the dry side.
If this is true, then it would explain a great deal–including the remarkable liberties the queen allowed in the conduct of John Brown.
Get to Know Us. I see now what all the fuss about Strachey’s writing was For there to be a Queen, a lot of men have to have died. vicroria
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I don’t think I’ll read this book again since it is pretty dry but I’m glad I did. Write a customer review. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey. Victpria close relationship between the monarchs of various kingdoms — bound together by bonds of consanguinity — was instrumental in moulding strwchey foreign policy of the country.
Want to Read saving…. Why should birth confer privileges to such a person? The author creates a vivid picture of the queen’s life and personality, and those of her fam This is an excellent book!
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English Choose a language for shopping. The focus of this biography is definitely the incredible bond Victoria had with Albert.
But all of the text is readable, and as the book itself is short, it’s not as frustrating as it might otherwise be. But the relationship may not have had any actual romantic element at all. Never having lived in a monarchy, I found all the palace rules and traditions to be highly interesting. Bureaucratic red-tapism and pettiness have been the hallmarks of the administration which the colonies inherited from their erstwhile imperial masters.
The tone is engaging, and a lot of imagination is used in illustrating the queen’s life. With a supremely pointed analysis of the characters in the story, Strachey exerts great dexterity in managing the flow of events.
Strachey’s gossipy prurience makes him a superb narrator victoriaa the court intrigue, the royal dissipation, the machinations of succession that begin Victoria’s story.
Although it was bit boring at times, most of it was fascinating and quite engaging. In most interactions she is surprised and disappointed by their stracheg to understand what she really means. Was it just my copy? The Prince Consort always maintained a balanced view of overseas politics. I also wondered if the events in the movie had been exaggerated. Product details Paperback Publisher: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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 events they were associated with.
La Reina Victoria
I’ve always hated it when a history lesson or book was centered around the dates. However, Strwchey took it out of the library and couldn’t put it down. In The central section th I found this a remarkable biography.
King Leopold of Belgium tried to sway Victoria from the measured route charted by her democratically elected ministers, in vain. Victoria, who was said to have stepped all at once from a nursery to the throne, exhibited unusual rectitude and steadfastness in discharging her duties as the Queen of England.