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Do let's have another drink : the singular wit and double measures of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Russell, Gareth2022
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In a journey of 101 vignettes - one for every year of her life - Gareth Russell captures the incredibly dry, incredibly popular personality of the Queen Mother, whose public life neatly spanned the entire twentieth century. The book traces a journey from the Queen Mother's happy Edwardian childhood roaming about a castle that used to belong to the real Macbeth through her teenage years watching the First World War, the interwar party truncated by the hangover of her brother-in-law's abdication, to her zenith as queen in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler called her 'the most dangerous woman in Europe'. Then, her half-century long widowhood, during which she consistently remained one of the most popular members of the Royal Family in any poll conducted between 1953 and 2002.
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