The Queen and Lord M
6%
off

The Queen and Lord M : (Queen Victoria: Book 2)

3.75 (487 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

On the morning of 20th June 1837, an eighteen-year-old girl is called from her bed to be told that she is Queen of England. The Victorian age has begun.

The young queen's first few years are beset with court scandal and malicious gossip: there is the unsavoury Flora Hastings affair, a source of extreme embarrassment to the queen; the eternal conflict between Victoria and her mother, and the young queen's hatred of Sir John Conroy, her mother's close friend.

Then there is the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne - 'Lord M' - worldly cynic and constant companion to the queen, himself a veteran of many a latter-day scandal. He proves to be her guiding light - until the dashing Prince Albert appears and she falls hopelessly in love ...
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 245g
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • none
  • 0099513536
  • 9780099513537
  • 189,969

Review Text

These books are page-turners; they offer a wonderful way to learn about history, their heroines are smart, strong and in control of their destinies and their stories will remain with you for ever...They are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history.
show more

Review quote

Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama * New York Times * Superb storytelling and meticulous attention to authenticity of detail and depth of characterisation ... one of the country's most widely read novelists * Sunday Times * Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting -- Observer These books are page-turners; they offer a wonderful way to learn about history, their heroines are smart, strong and in control of their destinies and their stories will remain with you for ever...They are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history. * Daily Express * Jean Plaidy doesn't just write the history, she makes it come alive -- Julia Moffat * RNA *
show more

About Jean Plaidy

Jean Plaidy, one of the pre-eminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also know as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993. For further information about our Jean Plaidy reissues and mailing list, please visit www.randomhouse.co.uk/minisites/jeanplaidy
show more

Rating details

487 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 25% (121)
4 36% (176)
3 31% (151)
2 6% (28)
1 2% (11)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X