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Alfred: Queen Victoria's Second Son by [John Van der Kiste]

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"A well-researched biography of a prince who seems to have been largely overlooked - and over-shadowed by his elder brother. Recommended."
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About the Author

John Van der Kiste has published over forty books including works on royal and historical biography, local history, true crime, music and fiction, and is a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. His previous titles include Queen Victoria's Children, Kaiser Wilhelm II and The Romanovs: Tsar Alexander II of Russia and his Family and ‘Alfred―Queen Victoria's Second Son’ and ‘Prussian Princesses’ for Fonthill. He lives in Devon. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00H876ACA
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Fonthill Media (December 9, 2013)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ December 9, 2013
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 4889 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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John Van der Kiste read Librarianship at Ealing Technical College, where he edited the student librarian journal Stamp Out. The author of over seventy books, including historical and royal biography, popular music, true crime, local history, plays and fiction, he has also contributed articles to and reviewed books and records for local and national publications, was a consultant to the BBC documentary 'The King, the Kaiser and the Tsar', and is a contributor to 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography' and 'Guinness Rockopaedia'. He lives in Devon, and his spare time interests include reading, music and painting. His latest titles are 'James II and the First Modern Revolution' (Pen & Sword), and '1970: a Year in Rock: The Year Rock Became Mainstream' (Sonicbond). Due in 2022 are titles on William IV, Mott The Hoople and Ian Hunter in the 1970s, and Free and Bad Company in the 1970s.

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Carole
5.0 out of 5 stars A good read for those interested in Queen Victoria's family or the Royal Navy
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3.0 out of 5 stars as were the constant spelling and odd grammatical errors that could easily have been avoided by more careful translation or edit
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4.0 out of 5 stars Readable account of the life of Queen Victoria's second son
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