Queen Elizabeth II by Nicholas Davies
A Woman Who Is Not Amused

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An expert royalty watcher exposes the private lives of Britain's ruling dynasty, detailing Elizabeth's celibacy, Prince Philip's adulterous affairs, and the demise of Charles and Diana's and Andrew and Fergie's marriages. 50,000 first printing.
 

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Davies has access to close friends of both Elizabeth and Philip.
 
Published May 1, 1994 by Birch Lane Pr. 511 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Davies concludes that her priorities have not served her or the nation well, that between its heyday in the 1980s (especially in 1981 with the marriage of Charles and Diana) and 1992 (``the year the fairy tale ended''), the monarchy sowed the seeds of its own destruction and now faces possible ex...

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Having completed the obligatory Princess Di book ( Diana: A Princess and Her Troubled Marriage ), Davies, a self-styled ``royal expert,'' here turns to beleaguered Queen Elizabeth II.

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They’d already sent her to Venice (because George III collected Canalettos), out on a horse (because the site of Buckingham Palace was once a park) and down a sewer (below Buckingham Palace).

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The Telegraph

Prime ministers past and present – Tony Blair, John Major, David Cameron – then crowded in to tell of the delight they had all taken in their weekly audiences with the Queen during her rule.

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