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Victoria and Albert by Hector Bolitho

We are excited to publish Victoria and Albert by Hector Bolitho. Charting the passionate relationship of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Bolitho examines how their loving and forward-thinking union propelled Britain into a golden age of innovation, conquest and social reform. Originally published in 1938, we are pleased to be bringing classic biography to a whole new generation of readers.  V & A new highres

‘An attractive portrait’ – Kirkus Reviews

Drawing on diary entries, contemporary letters and memoirs, Bolitho explores how Victoria defied expectations and created a new dawn in which sovereignty and domesticity were unified. While many monarchies across Europe were threatened with revolution, Queen Victoria became a symbol of security for her nation by leading Britain through the advancing industrial age, taxing European wars, and glories of an empire.

This sincere account paints a portrait of a concerned mother, a dutiful wife, and a resolute Queen.

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