The Quest for Queen Mary

The Quest for Queen Mary

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 20th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 13/06/2019
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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 for 50 years. 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.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781529330618
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 276g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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The Quest for Queen Mary
Not what I expected
I expected to learn a lot about Queen Mary through snippets and facts that various people had given James Pope Hennessy but instead I learned little about ... READ MORE
K Dwyer
The Quest for Queen Mary
Unusual style.
Have read part of this book but left to read something easier in the meantime as it is not easy going. Will go back to it though as it is interesting.
Jean Churcher