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            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Glenconner, Anne

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            The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with ...the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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            ISBN 9781529359077
            Released AU 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lownie, Andrew

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            A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten name, Dickie Mountbatten's career included being Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia during World War Two and the last Viceroy of India. On...ce the richest woman in Britain and a playgirl who enjoyed numerous affairs, Edwina Mountbatten emerged from World War Two as a magnetic and talented charity worker loved around the world. From the prize-winning and bestselling historian, Andrew Lownie, comes a nuanced portrayal of two very unusual people and their complex marriage to mark the 40th anniversary of Lord Mountbatten's assassination by the IRA. From British high society and the South of France to the battlefields of Burma and the Viceroy's House, this is a rich and filmic story whose characters include all the key figures of the Second World War. From Churchill and Montgomery to Roosevelt and Eisenhower; the Royal Family, including the Duke of Windsor, George VI, the Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles; to Charlie Chaplin, Noel Coward, Salvador Dali, George Gershwin, Grace Kelly and Merle Oberon. ****************************** Praise for Stalin's Englishman, a Guardian Book of the Year, Times Best Biography of the Year and Mail on Sunday Biography of the Year: 'An abundance of vivid detail... a matchless and splendidly exciting read' Times 'Complicated, revelatory: a superb biography more riveting than a spy novel' Sunday Telegraph
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            ISBN 9781788702607
            Released AU 3 Sep 2019
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            The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor
              

            The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor (Paperback, New edition)

            By Junor, Penny

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            It would be hard to invent a group of personalities more extraordinary than the British Royal Family - known as 'The Firm' by Prince Philip. Looking at how the family really operates, this book reveals how they behave behind closed doors. It also questions what monarchy is for.

            ISBN 9780007102167
            Released AU 5 Jun 2006
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

            Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown (Hardback)

            By Glenconner, Anne

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            The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with ...the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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            ISBN 9781529359060
            Released AU 17 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe
             

            The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe (Hardback)

            By Kelly, Angela

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            When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace.

            ISBN 9780008368364
            Released AU 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            QUEEN ELIZABETH II
             

            QUEEN ELIZABETH II (Hardback)

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            • Pub Date
              30 Dec 19

            A celebration of the extraordinary life and work of Queen Elizabeth II. Leader, diplomat, mother and wife, Queen Elizabeth II is the most high-profile monarch in the world - her wide-ranging supporters are a testament to her enduring popularity. In this lavishly illustrated biogr...aphy bestselling author Sarah Gristwood guides us through her glorious reign. Taking you through nine decades, this comprehensive account plots the extraordinary events of Britain's longest-serving monarch, from the years before her birth through to the present day. Revealing details of her public and private lives, this book follows the key turning points for Elizabeth Windsor - her teenage years during the Second World War, meeting and marrying the Duke of Edinburgh, her ascension to the throne in 1952 and new additions to the Windsor family. As well as recounting the Golden and Diamond Jubilee celebrations, and the Royal Weddings, this book outlines what it means to be queen, explores the pastoral and official duties involved, and contemplates the future of the British monarchy. Accompanied by beautiful archival photography, Elizabeth is a tribute to our monarch's grand legacy.
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            ISBN 9781841658438
            Released AU 30 Dec 2019
            Publisher Pavilion Books
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            The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
             

            The Royal Gardens at Highgrove (Hardback)

            By Knappett, Gill; Charles, Prince

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            • Pub Date
              20 Apr 20

            With a Foreword by Prince Charles, His Royal Highness, this lavishly illustrated book brings together the history of Highgrove and the myriad gardens that he has created which reflect his interests: architecture, the arts, conservation, his belief in organic principles and, quite... simply, his love of nature.
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            ISBN 9781841658650
            Released AU 20 Apr 2020
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            The Wicked Wit of the Royal Family
             

            The Wicked Wit of the Royal Family (Hardback)

            By Dolby, Karen

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              1 Jan 20

            As the royal family seems to be riding a wave of popularity, what better time to celebrate the fun and laughter that they share - and that sometimes, perhaps unintentionally, is shared around the world.

            ISBN 9781789291797
            Released AU 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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            Series The Wicked Wit
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            The Crown 2
             

            The Crown 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lacey, Robert

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            • Pub Date
              19 Nov 19

            In this incredible companion to the second and third seasons of Netflix's acclaimed series The Crown, renowned biographer and the show's historical consultant Robert Lacey takes us through the real history that inspired the drama. Covering two tumultuous decades in the reign of E...lizabeth II, Lacey looks at the key social, political and personal moments and the effect they had not only on the royal family, but also on the world around them. From the Suez Canal Crisis and the US/Russia space race to the Duke of Windsor's collaboration with Hitler and the rumoured issues with the royal marriage, the book will provide a fascinating insight into the two decades that the show covers, revealing the truth behind the fiction on-screen. Extensively researched and complete with beautifully reproduced photographs, this is a unique look behind the history that inspired the show and the years that would prove to be the making of The Queen.
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            ISBN 9781788702805
            Released AU 19 Nov 2019
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            The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough
             

            The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vickers, Hugo

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              14 Jan 20

            The remarkable story of the dazzling and admired Gladys Deacon, one of the most celebrated and independent women of her day, at the centre of the Belle Epoque, who was ultimately doomed to an unhappy marriage to the 9th Duke of Marlborough.

            ISBN 9781529390711
            Released AU 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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