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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

            • RRP: $32.99
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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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

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $26.39
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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
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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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

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $37.49
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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

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Nov 2019
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            The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Hardback)

            By Lownie, Andrew

            • RRP: $44.99
            • $44.99
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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 9781788702560
            Released AU 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Bonnier Books Ltd
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            The Crown 2
             

            The Crown 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lacey, Robert

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $29.99
            • 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
            Publisher Bonnier Books Ltd
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            The Majesty Of Our Queen
             

            The Majesty Of Our Queen (Hardback)

            By James, Alison

            • Imp. $57.50
            • $57.50
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            This beautifully illustrated book looks at the fascinating life and long reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Born a Princess of York, Elizabeth was never expected to ascend the throne and yet, becoming Queen at the young age of 25, she is regarded as the world's most respect...ed, most famous monarch.
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            ISBN 9781912332427
            Released AU 7 Oct 2019
            Publisher Danann Publishing Limited
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            The Silken Rose: The Rose Trilogy
             

            The Silken Rose: The Rose Trilogy (Paperback)

            By McGrath, Carol

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            It's 1236, and thirteen year old Ailenor of Provence - proud, cultured, intelligent - marries Henry III, only to be seen by her subjects as a 'she-wolf'.

            ISBN 9781786157270
            Released AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Rose Trilogy
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            Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy

            Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy (Hardback, Main)

            By Wilson, A. N.

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $37.49
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            The magnificent and definitive biography of Prince Albert, by one of Britain's best biographers and the author of Victoria: A Life.

            ISBN 9781782398318
            Released AU 3 Oct 2019
            Publisher Atlantic Books
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            Mary Queen of Scots: Film Tie-in

            Mary Queen of Scots: Film Tie-in (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

            By Guy, John

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Soon to be a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period.

            ISBN 9780008316228
            Released AU 17 Dec 2018
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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