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George VI and Elizabeth

ISBN: 9780241638248
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Michael Joseph (UBD)
Origin: GB
Release Date: July, 2024

Book Details

A revelatory account of how King George VI and Elizabeth’s marriage unexpectedly saved the monarchy. Granted special access by Queen Elizabeth II to her parents’ letters and diaries and those of their close friends and family, Sally Bedell Smith brings the love story of this iconic royal couple to life. Deeply researched and revealing, this book shows how a devoted marriage helped the King and Queen meet the challenges of World War II, lead a nation, solidify the public’s faith in the monarchy, and raise their daughters, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret. Sally Bedell Smith gives us an inside view of the lives, struggles, hopes, and triumphs of King George VI and Elizabeth during a dramatic time in history.