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Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch


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New York Instances 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 charming 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 the fog of glamour and gossip, how properly 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 the wars and upheavals of the final sixty years with unparalleled composure, intelligence, and charm. In Elizabeth the Queen, we meet the younger woman who all of the sudden 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, though her dad and mom want wealthier English aristocrats. We see the teenage Lilibet repairing military vehicles throughout World Battle II and standing with Winston Churchill on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on V-E Day. We see the younger Queen struggling to steadiness the calls for of her job together with her position because the mom of two younger kids. Sally Bedell Smith brings us contained in the palace doorways and into the Queen’s day by day routines – the “purple packing containers” of paperwork she evaluations 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 kids and their often-disastrous marriages; her grandchildren and pals.  Reward for Elizabeth the Queen:“A superb, all-embracing new biography.” (The New York Instances)“[An] imposing, but nimbly written, biography [that] dwarfs the sphere…a most satisfying and fulfilling 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 Instances)