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Kate Williams studied her BA at Somerville College, Oxford where she was a College Scholar and received the Violet Vaughan Morgan University Scholarship. She then took her MA at Queen Mary, University of London and her DPhil at Oxford. Kate's first book was England's Mistress: the Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton and her second, Becoming Queen was about the passionate youth of Queen Victoria and Princess Charlotte. She was also a consultant on the movie Young Victoria which starred Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend and has appeared on the Today programme and as a guest reviewer on Newsnight Review in addition to presenting a programme about Queen Victoria for BBC2's Timewatch.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kate Williams

The Storms of War by Kate Williams
The Storms of War
Kate Williams
A wealthy English family suffers the effects of World War I. The hook here is that the father is of German extraction and imprisoned once the war starts. Naturally this really does shatter the family. We see the whole...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
The Storms of War by Kate Williams
The Storms of War
Kate Williams
A wealthy English family suffers the effects of World War I. The hook here is that the father is of German extraction and imprisoned once the war starts. Naturally this really does shatter the family. We see the whole...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
The Pleasures of Men by Kate Williams
The Pleasures of Men
Kate Williams
Sarah Broadhurst's view... A macabre and chilling piece of Victoriana filled with strange occurrences and behind-the-veil happenings. One cannot help thinking of Jack the Ripper in this series of sinister murders, but this is more than just a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2012
Young Elizabeth the Making of Our Queen by Kate Williams
Young Elizabeth the Making of Our Queen
Kate Williams
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 31 May 2012. Kate Williams reveals how the 25-year-old young Queen carved out a lasting role for herself amid the changes of the twentieth century. Her monarchy would be a very...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2012
The Pleasures of Men by Kate Williams
The Pleasures of Men
Kate Williams
With an elegant style and thrilling plot, The Pleasures of Men reveals the dark, beating heart of corrupt London during Queen Victoria's reign.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2012

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