The Quest for Queen Mary Epub î The Quest MOBI


  • Format Kindle
  • 336 pages
  • The Quest for Queen Mary (English Edition)
  • James Pope Hennessy
  • Anglais
  • 11 January 2019

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The Quest for Queen Mary (English Edition)Arguably the most riotously funny volume published this year Max Hastings The Sunday Times A complete delight, conjuring up, with a few sharp strokes of the pen, a mad, exotic species from a world gone byone of this year s funniest and most eccentric books Craig Brown Mail on Sunday Intoxicating, frank and often hilarious anthology of interviewswhat this fine book demonstrates with wit, candour, and unassailable force, is that royal persons are not at all like ordinary people Alexander Waugh New York Review of Books Illuminating, intriguing and boundlessly entertaining Martin Williams Country Life Superbly edited like all the best interviews, these are stories about the hunter circling his prey, and they reveal as much about the interviewer as his subject a splendid book Jane Ridley SpectatorA marvellous book hilarious and deeply touching The Times A scary portrait of put upon servants and potty aristos this is arguably the most riotously funny volume published this year Max Hastings, Sunday Times One of the funniest, most eccentric books of the year Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday Very illuminating and entertaining this book is a delight Simon Heffer, The Telegraph I wonder if this will be the year s surprise Christmas bestseller The wonderful Quest for Queen Mary keeps on advancing through word of mouth Robert Harris When James Pope Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary s official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions contained in his notes were to be kept private foryears Now published in full for the first time and edited by the highly admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers, this is a riveting, often hilarious portrait of the eccentric aristocracy of a bygone age Giving much greater insight into Queen Mary than the official version, and including sharply observed encounters with, among others, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, the Duke of Gloucester, and a young Queen Elizabeth, The Quest for Queen Mary is set to be a classic of royal publishing


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