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Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch


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New York Occasions best-seller. Excellent for followers of The Crown, this magisterial biography of Queen Elizabeth II is a close-up view of the girl we’ve identified solely from a distance – and a fascinating window into the final nice monarchy. From the second of her ascension to the throne in 1952 on the age of twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the item of unparalleled scrutiny. However by means of the fog of glamour and gossip, how effectively do we actually know the world’s most well-known monarch? Drawing on quite a few interviews and never-before-revealed paperwork, acclaimed biographer Sally Bedell Smith pulls again the curtain to point out in intimate element the private and non-private lives of Queen Elizabeth II, who has led her nation and Commonwealth by means of the wars and upheavals of the final sixty years with unparalleled composure, intelligence, and beauty. In Elizabeth the Queen, we meet the younger lady who out of the blue turns into “heiress presumptive” when her uncle abdicates the throne. We meet the thirteen-year-old Lilibet as she falls in love with a younger navy cadet named Philip and turns into decided to marry him, although her mother and father want wealthier English aristocrats. We see the teenage Lilibet repairing military vans throughout World Warfare II and standing with Winston Churchill on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on V-E Day. We see the younger Queen struggling to stability the calls for of her job along with her position because the mom of two younger youngsters. Sally Bedell Smith brings us contained in the palace doorways and into the Queen’s each day routines – the “pink packing containers” of paperwork she opinions every day, the weekly conferences she has had with twelve prime ministers, her bodily demanding excursions overseas, and the fixed scrutiny of the press – in addition to her private relationships: with Prince Philip, her husband of sixty-four years and the love of her life; her youngsters and their often-disastrous marriages; her grandchildren and associates.  Reward for Elizabeth the Queen:“A wonderful, all-embracing new biography.” (The New York Occasions)“[An] imposing, but nimbly written, biography [that] dwarfs the sphere…a most satisfying and gratifying learn, one to be savored at size.” (Minneapolis Star Tribune)“Fascinating…. After sixty years on the throne, the monarch of Britain is best identified for her poker face than for sly wit or simple attraction. But in biographer Sally Bedell Smith’s Elizabeth the Queen, Her Majesty sparkles with each.” (Extra)“[A] good and satisfying e book.” (Los Angeles Occasions)