Elizabeth : A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen

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Sarah Bradford's Elizabeth is the definitive biography of the Queen, revealing the real woman behind the public figure - now celebrating her 90th birthdaySarah Bradford unravels Elizabeth's family secrets - how she was influenced by her father; her troubled relationships with her children; the story of her difficult marriage; and how this remarkable monarch has coped with the pressures of being a mother who is also the most famous woman in the world.'The only book that could overtake it is the autobiography, which in this case will never be written' Spectator'Bradford's forte, ever since she was a history-mad girl, is thinking herself into other lives' Daily TelegraphSarah Bradford is a historian and biographer. Her books include Cesare Borgia (1976), Disraeli (1982), winner of the New York Times Book of the Year, Princess Grace (1984), Sacherevell Sitwell (1993), Elizabeth: A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen (1996), America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (2000), Lucrezia Borgia (2005) and Diana (2007). She frequently appears on television as an authority on her biographical subjects and as a commentator on notable royal events. She is currently working on a full scale biography of Queen Victoria. She lives in London.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 128 x 188 x 40mm | 421.85g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 Rev ed
  • illustrations, genealogy, tables
  • 0141006552
  • 9780141006550
  • 464,663

Table of contents

Destiny; princess in an ivory tower; heiress; Windsor war; a princely marriage; the Edinburghs; sovereign lady; dark princess; "the world's sweetheart"; tweed and diamonds; Mountbatten-Windsor; advise, consult and warn; head of the family; daylight upon magic; extended family; grim fairy-tales; family at war; Elizabeth R; epilogue.
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About Sarah H. Bradford

Sarah Bradford is a historian and biographer. Her books include CESARE BORGIA (1976), DISRAELI (1982), PRINCESS GRACE (1984), GEORGE V1 (1989), SACHEVERELL SITWELL (1993), and AMERICA'S QUEEN (2000). Sarah Bradford lives in London.
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