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The Captive of Kensington Palace

(1972)
(The first book in the Queen Victoria series)
A novel by

 
Victoria is virtually a prisoner in Kensington Palace. Her mother and hermother's chamberlain, Sir John Conroy, are her guards. They will not allowher to associate with anyone that has not been thoroughly and criticallychecked to make sure Victoria is not made harmed by their very presence.Even her governesses are under scrutiny. She is not even allowed to bealone! Someone must always be with her. Her only hope is in contemplatingher coming of age, whereupon she may be free and able to take her "UncleKing's" crown without her dreaded captures taking regency. Her best friendsare her "dear" sister Feodora, married and living in Germany; her UncleLeopold, her cousin-in-law and uncle as well as King of the Belgians;Lehzen, her faithful governess; the King and Queen, whom she is rarelyallowed to see; and her cousins that she is also rarely allowed to see. Shehas scheming uncles trying to usurp her right to the throne, and familyfighting over her. Every day she comes closer to her dream of adulthood, andher guards' despair at loss of power.

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Hardback Editions

January 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Captive Of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7505-3333-1 / 978-0-7505-3333-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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November 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: The captive of Kensington Palace (Queen Victoria series ; 1)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-399-11851-9 / 978-0-399-11851-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam
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January 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Captive of Kensington Palace (Shadows of the Crown series)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-85456-599-X / 978-0-85456-599-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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October 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace (Queen Victoria series / Jean Plaidy)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7091-2774-X / 978-0-7091-2774-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace: (Queen Victoria: Book 1)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-09-951352-8 / 978-0-09-951352-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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May 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Captive of Kensington Palace (Victorian saga / Jean Plaidy)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-330-25986-5 / 978-0-330-25986-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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November 1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-449-23413-4 / 978-0-449-23413-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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Audio Editions

August 2012 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Captive Of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 1-4450-2122-6 / 978-1-4450-2122-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2012 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Captive Of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 1-4450-2123-4 / 978-1-4450-2123-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2012 : UK MP3 CD

Title: The Captive Of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 1-4450-2124-2 / 978-1-4450-2124-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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August 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Captive of Kensington Palace: (Queen Victoria: Book 1)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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