Jenna Coleman’s new ITV drama Victoria is a royal success. Only three episodes in and it’s already found itself a legion of fans. If you’re one of those loyal subjects, then you’ll be pleased to hear there are two official companion books for the series on the way.
Victoria: The Novel
First up is the official novel of the ITV drama, written by the series’ writer Daisy Goodwin and bestselling author of My Last Duchess and The Fortune Hunter. This novelisation of Victoria will release on paperback and Kindle on 20th October. It will also release on audio book from 3rd November.
“Victoria is an absolutely captivating novel of youth, love, and the often painful transition from immaturity to adulthood. Daisy Goodwin breathes new life into Victoria’s story, and does so with sensitivity, verve, and wit.”
– Amanda Foreman
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The Victoria Letters
If you can’t wait that long for an extra helping, though, you’re in luck. The Victoria Letters by bestselling historian Helen Rappaport, with a foreword from Daisy Goodwin, is due for release on 6th October. It will come in both hardback and Kindle editions.
Serving as the official companion piece to the ITV drama, this new book paints a vivid picture of the young Victoria by delving into her private writings. You can explore the Queen’s letters and journals to discover the girl behind the monarch. The book also promises beautiful photography from the series and genuine imagery from the era.
The Victoria Letters details the history behind the show. Revealing Victoria’s own thoughts about the love interests, family dramas and court scandals during her early reign, it also delves into the running of the royal household, the upstairs-downstairs relationships, and what it was like to live in Victorian England.
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