Overview

As companion to Princess Sophia, one of George III’s enormous brood of children, Nellie is privy to the innermost secrets of the House of Hanover. From the first rumblings of revolution inFranceto the first rumblings of the steam railway, Nellie is the clear-eyed, sharp-penned chronicler of a changing world and the cloistered, unchanging lives of Sofy and her sisters.