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AdvantagesFirst in a great 4 book series about Queen Victoria.

DisadvantagesNot quite as interesting as third book in series.

"== The Life of Victoria, Before She Became Queen == THE AUTHOR I have enjoyed all four books in Jean Plaidy's Victoria series, which I think is the best that I have read so far from her historical novels. This is the pen name that Eleanor Burford used when writing her historical novels. This prolific writer used other pseudonyms for different styles of books. These included Victoria Holt, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Ellalice Tate, Anna ..." Read review
11.05.2009

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The Captive of Kensington Palace

AdvantagesInteresting read

DisadvantagesCan be repetitive

"Jean Plaidy is one of the pen names of Eleanor Alice Burford (1906-1993). She wrote around 100 books under this name. The Captive of Kensington Palace is Plaidy’s first book of four in her Queen Victoria series. This book is all about Victoria growing up in Kensington Palace under the strict supervision of her mother, the Duchess of Kent, and her Household Comptroller, Sir John Conroy. Victoria spends much of her childhood cut off from anyone ..." Read review
15.05.2012

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