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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Queen Victoria Narrator: Virginia McKenna Publisher: Copyright Group Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781783940318
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Succeeding William IV in 1837, Victoria reigned for nearly sixty-four years and was always a keen chronicler of life around her, through both her paintings and the detailed diary she kept from the age of thirteen. Queen Victoria’s Highland Journals cover the period from 1848 to 1882 and provide a fascinating insight into those long “never to be forgotten days” she spent with her family in her much beloved Scottish Highlands. Published privately for her family and a few close friends, the Queen was persuaded by a close relative to reissue the journal for the pleasure of her subjects where it became an immediate bestseller. The Highland Journals are gentle and unpretentious with a fascinating attention to detail, giving the listener a rare opportunity to hear the thoughts and reflections of the wife and mother who wore the Imperial Crown.

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About the Narrator

Virginia McKenna is a British actress who has stared in numerous films and television shows. Her performance in the 1956 film A Town Like Alice earned her a BAFTA Award for Best British Actress. She has also spent many years working as a wildlife campaigner, and for her efforts she was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2004.