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Kate Hubbard
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Kate Hubbard

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Kate Hubbard has worked variously as a researcher, teacher, publisher's reader, freelance editor and book reviewer. She currently works for the Royal Literary Fund as a Royal Literary Fellow. Her most recent book, Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household, was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award. Kate divides her time between London and Dorset. Her interest in Bess of Hardwick began with her love for Bess’s only surviving house, Hardwick Hall.

Books by Kate Hubbard

Devices and Desires

In this lively and thoroughly-researched literary history, Bess of Hardwick shines as a social climber and passionate Elizabethan builder -- an irresistible heroine and a devoted hustler

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Serving Victoria

A sparkling portrait of the court of Queen Victoria, seen through the lives of her household using never-seen-before diaries and letters.

Shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Biography Award

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