'soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from
director 'stephen Frears, releasing 'september 22, 2017. b>
History&rsquo;s most unlikely friendship&mdash;this is the
astonishing story of Queen Victoria and her dearestcompanion, the
young Indian Munshi Abdul Karim.
In the twilight years of her
reign, after the devastating deaths of hertwo great
loves&mdash;Prince Albert and John Brown&mdash;Queen Victoria
meets tall and handsome Abdul Karim, a humble servant from Agra
waiting tables at her Golden Jubilee. The two form an unlikely bond
and within a year Abdul becomes a powerful figure at court, the
Queen&rsquo;s teacher, her counsel on Urdu and Indian affairs, and
a friend close to her heart. This marked the beginning of the most
scandalous decade in Queen Victoria&rsquo;s long reign. As the
royal household roiled with resentment, Victoria and Abdul&rsquo;s
devotion grew in defiance.
Drawn from secrets closely guarded for more than a century,
Victoria &amp; Abdul i> is an extraordinary and intimate
history of the last years of the nineteenth-century English court and
an unforgettable view onto the passions of an aging Queen.
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