Queen Elizabeth II by Sarah Bradford

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Book by Sarah Bradford
 

About Sarah Bradford

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Sarah Bradford is a historian & biographer. She is the best-selling author of several biographies including "Disraeli," selected as a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year; "George VI," "Prince Grace," & "The New York Times" bestseller "Elizabeth.
 
Published December 6, 2011 by Viking.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel.

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The Guardian

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Mary Beard on authors star-struck by the royal razzmatazz

Jan 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

Examiner

“Regardless, this is a very thorough, sensible, and sensitive account of Elizabeth II's life, in which the author offers both inside knowledge and a keen assessment of the real nature not only of the main subject herself but also of her mother and father, the late George VI and the beloved Queen ...

Nov 10 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

The Telegraph

Ahead of those by Andrew Marr, Sarah Bradford and Sally Bedell Smith, Our Queen is the first book to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on February 6 2012, 60 years after the 25-year-old Princess Elizabeth learnt in Kenya that her father George VI had died.

Oct 11 2011 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

The Telegraph

While the subtitle Her Life in Our Times indicates a sensible aim to place the Queen’s life in context, the claim on the jacket that “the Queen’s story is our story” sounds a touch desperate.

Jan 30 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

The Bookbag

As a biographer who has previously written substantial biographies of the Queen (published in 1996), of her father George VI, and her daughter-in-law Diana, Sarah Bradford needs little introduction.

May 11 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

Lancashire Evening Post

Ever conscious of her royal role and duty, Princess Elizabeth could have had no premonition of the family trials and tribulations, and changes in moral and social attitudes that would lie ahead when she became queen on her father’s death in 1952.

Jan 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

The Daily Review

Each page is another bespoke shop and another engaging shopkeeper, including Ms Yoshiko’s antique shop, Mr Kumar’s china shop, Mr Foggins’ sweet shop and Mr Crispin’s toy shop.

Feb 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Queen Elizabeth II

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