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My Name Is Victoria (Paperback)
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My Name Is Victoria (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 09/03/2017
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`You are my sister now,' Victoria said, quietly and solemnly. `Never forget it. I love you like a sister, and you are my only friend in all the world.' Miss V. Conroy is good at keeping secrets. She likes to sit as quiet as a mouse, neat and discreet. But when her father sends her to Kensington Palace to become the companion to Princess Victoria, Miss V soon finds that she can no longer remain in the shadows. Miss V's father has devised a strict set of rules for the young princess, which he calls the Kensington System. It governs her behaviour and keeps her locked away from the world. He says it is for the princess's safety, but Victoria herself is convinced that it is to keep her lonely, and unhappy. Torn between loyalty to her father and her growing friendship with the wilful and passionate Victoria, Miss V has a decision to make: to continue in silence, or to speak out. By turns thrilling, dramatic and touching, this is the story of Queen Victoria's childhood as you've never heard it before.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408882016
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 314 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“A fantastic novel from historian Lucy Worsley”

A fantastic novel from historian Lucy Worsley, whose alternative take on Queen Victoria's childhood had me on tenterhooks.

'My Name is Victoria' tells the story of young Miss V, the younger daughter of... More

Paperback edition
20th June 2017
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“Who's Queen?”

This book is narrated not by Princess Victoria, heir to the throne of Great Britain (and the Empire etc…), but by Miss V Conroy. Miss V, as she is known to everyone, is the younger daughter of John Conroy, comptroller... More

Paperback edition
14th March 2017
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Holly at Plymouth

“Inviting and engaging”

There is always a need for escapism, for children and adults, and historical fiction always does the job.

In Worsley's second novel for young readers we are offered a fascinating, character-driven look into the... More

Paperback edition
29th March 2017
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