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A most English princess : A novel of Queen Victoria's daughter / Clare McHugh.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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To the world, she was Princess Victoria, daughter of a queen, wife of an emperor, and mother of Kaiser Wilhelm. Her family just called her Vicky...smart, pretty, and self-assured, she changed the course of the world. January 1858: Princess Victoria glides down the aisle of St James Chapel to the waiting arms of her beloved, Fritz, Prince Frederick, heir to the powerful kingdom of Prussia. Although theirs is no mere political match, Vicky is determined that she and Fritz will lead by example, just as her parents Victoria and Albert had done, and also bring about a liberal and united Germany. Brought up to believe in the rightness of her cause, Vicky nonetheless struggles to thrive in the constrained Prussian court, where each day she seems to take a wrong step. And her status as the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria does little to smooth over the conflicts she faces. But handsome, gallant Fritz is always by her side, as they navigate court intrigue, and challenge the cunning Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, while fighting for the throne--and the soul of a nation. At home they endure tragedy, including their son, Wilhelm, rejecting all they stand for. -- Provided by publisher
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC MCHUGH (Text) 33892100708172 Adult New Books Book None 11/10/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062997609
  • ISBN: 0062997602
  • Physical Description: 472 pages, 22 pages
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow & Company, 2020.

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General Note:
Includes a reading group guide.
Summary, etc.:
To the world, she was Princess Victoria, daughter of a queen, wife of an emperor, and mother of Kaiser Wilhelm. Her family just called her Vicky...smart, pretty, and self-assured, she changed the course of the world. January 1858: Princess Victoria glides down the aisle of St James Chapel to the waiting arms of her beloved, Fritz, Prince Frederick, heir to the powerful kingdom of Prussia. Although theirs is no mere political match, Vicky is determined that she and Fritz will lead by example, just as her parents Victoria and Albert had done, and also bring about a liberal and united Germany. Brought up to believe in the rightness of her cause, Vicky nonetheless struggles to thrive in the constrained Prussian court, where each day she seems to take a wrong step. And her status as the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria does little to smooth over the conflicts she faces. But handsome, gallant Fritz is always by her side, as they navigate court intrigue, and challenge the cunning Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, while fighting for the throne--and the soul of a nation. At home they endure tragedy, including their son, Wilhelm, rejecting all they stand for. -- Provided by publisher
Subject: Victoria, Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor, 1840-1901 > Fiction.
Prussia (Germany) > History > Frederick IV, > 1840-1861 > Fiction.
Empresses > Germany > Fiction.
Princesses > Fiction.
Royal houses > Great Britain > Fiction.
Royal houses > Germany > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Novels.

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