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The summer queen

The summer queen

Pemberton, Margaret, author

August 1879, Osborne House. Queen Victoria has occupied the British throne for over 40 years. Bringing together her extended family from across Europe offers a chance for old alliances to be strengthened and new unions to be forged. May Teck, daughter of a Duke and Princess, is constantly reminded that she lacks the pedigree to be a true royal. Considering herself an outsider, she finds comfort in meeting two kindred spirits at Osborne; creating a bond with them that she thinks will last forever. Alicky lives in the shadow of her older siblings and has never recovered from the death of her mother. Until she meets Nicky, heir to the Russian throne, who sweeps her off to his homeland where life will never be the same again. And then there is Willy, destined to be the future Kaiser of Germany. Suffering from a birth defect, he's always kept his true feelings locked away

Paperback, Book. English. Historical fiction. Historical.
Published London: Pan Books, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Margaret Pemberton
ISBN: 1509841784, 9781509841783
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 498 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901 Fiction.; Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953 Fiction.