Children of the Empire, the first title from Michael Farah is something of a departure from other historical accounts of the nine children and 38 grandchildren of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Some lost their thrones.
Others supported the Nazis.
Several suffered from Haemophilia.
One had to get a job, and another was executed!
Written entirely in the first person and fully based on accurate historical accounts, Michael Farah imagines how this royal family would have described the events of their extraordinary existence, scandals, loves, triumphs and tragedies.
In Children Of The Empire, the 47 children and grandchildren of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert individually tell the stories of their lives, from their early childhood to the very end. Complete with individual portraits and family trees, this is an accessible and unique look at the extended royal family that has stretched across Europe.
Michael Farah specialises in royal, church and European history.
He is the author of "Children of the Empire", concise biographies of the extraordinary lives of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's 47 children and grandchildren. It is the first book in his Let History Speak series, which tells history from a first person perspective. Children of the Empire will be published on 28 November 2020.
He is currently working on his next book exploring the incredible dynasty of the House of Hapsburgs.
He lives in Kent, England.