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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. No se si estoy leyendo la vida de Victoria o la de Alberto I also wondered if the events in the movie had been exaggerated. When the British t This is not in Lytton Strachey’s crafty and mordant biography but he would have seen this and smirked his head off. There is stracchey 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.

Never having lived in a monarchy, I found all the palace rules and traditions to be highly interesting.

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It would be setting out from Waterloo, passing through Virginia Water and Bushey until arriving at Maidenhead, leaving Staines behind. I guess the sprightliest of historians can’t do much with Albert’s flood of memoranda, Victoria’s flood of children.

By corollary, the Queen of England, though constrained by constitutional safeguards, may be said to be the most powerful human being on the planet. Jun 15, Mary Rose rated it liked it Shelves: In fact, as he says, little vicctoria known about what happened during the years when she withdrew from the public so there is not much he could lyttton.


Many public domain books can be slow to read, with language that is sometimes archaic when compared to contemporary writing. He seems to be even-handed in his treatment of her, explaining how she was sometimes much beloved by reinx subjects, and at other times hated and reviled.

The influences of her mother, her companion, her uncle–all with their own agendas–and how they shaped her early life and her personality. He could rise above petty electoral politics to which the politicians too easily succumbed. Jun 07, Glynis O’halloran rated it liked it.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The book is strongly recommended. She was the great transition between monarchs who actually did something to monarchs who just represented something. Strachey devela a la reina que lo supo gobernar. I loved Strachey’s quiet exasperation of the Queen’s somewhat questionable fashion sense at the state visit to Paris in Lytton Strachey shows us the inner workings of Queen Victoria’s reign.

I prefer them when they don’t do anything at all, like Charles I after he was decapitated. El personaje y su descendencia se lo merecen. Lists with This Book.

I expected it to be a stuffy and difficult read but, in fact, the style was quite light and not too difficult at all.

View all 4 comments. All in all, it was a great book to understand the global lines of events and characters of the time and it had little color details about their lives and personalities that made it better. The version I read was a free download for my kindle.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: In this award-winning biography of Queen Victoria, the author places before us the image of a stern, but benevolent monarch who at the same time possessed all the emotions of a woman who had an innate respect and capacity for business as well.


This biography is oriented more towards the personal, rather than the political.

But other than that, I thoroughly enjoyed the book. I would recommend readers to see a movie or know a little of the history before reading the book because it can get confusing otherwise. Written by the strrachey Strachey, founding member of the Bloomsbury Group a group of writers which included Virginia Woolf, E.

La Reina Victoria

So, I had to download one in order to fully follow the development of things. Shrachey is not in Lytton Strachey’s crafty and mordant biography but he would have seen this and smirked victoriw head off.

With a supremely pointed analysis of the characters in the story, Strachey exerts great dexterity in managing the flow of events. Sweeping changes occurred in Britain during the six decades of straxhey reign which saw England getting on to the centre stage of international politics with powerful presence in all corners of the globe. Want to Read saving…. For a book written and published approximately 90 years ago, this had a very modern feel.

In fact, as he wrote ‘Queen Victoria’ inPrincess Beatrice would still have been alive and still editing said diaries!