For the better part of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria came into power over Great Britain and Ireland, among the other areas in control of the British Empire. Her period of rule became kwn as the Victorian era, in which Britain flourished ecomically, socially, and politically, and great advancements were made in both the military and scientific field. Focal point of the forthcoming 2017 film Victoria and Abdul, Queen Victoria has long been a subject of great interest and controversy to the public. This new, affordable edition of Queen Victoria, the classic work by famed adventure writer G. A. Henty, examines the life of the ted monarch just after her death in 1887. The story tells of the most important events, both personal and political, during her reign in impeccable detail and captivating prose.
G. A. Henty was a prolific English writer and war correspondent. He was born December 8th in England, and spent most of his childhood in bed battling various illnesses. After attending University, Henty accepted an offer to be a special correspondent during the Crimean War. During his career as a writer he wrote and published more than 120 works of historical fiction, claiming most of his fame for his adventure stories which include The Cat of Bubastes, In Freedom's Cause, and Wulf the Saxon. He passed away in November of 1902.