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The Queen A Biography of Elizabeth II (Paperback)

Author:  Ben Pimlott
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0471283304
ISBN-13: 9780471283300
Sku: 30356106
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.5H x 5.5L x 2T
Pages:  672
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"One of the many merits of Ben Pimlott's superbly judicious biography of Elizabeth II is that it understands this connection between monarchy and masses, and carefully evokes its political importance." — The New York Times Book Review

"A level-headed study . . . helps us appreciate the capacities as well as the limitations of a woman who, whatever else happens, just keeps on going on." — People

"There will be no better biography of Elizabeth II as a figure of state until her official one appears— and perhaps not even then. . . . Pimlott has succeeded triumphantly. He has written a book that can be enjoyed and admired by people who would never have imagined reading any previous royal biography." — The Independent (London)

"An important and stimulating book." — Antonia Fraser, author of Mary, Queen of Scots in The Guardian (London)

"The best all-around study of the Queen so far, showing understanding as well as amused irony." — The Sunday Telegraph (London)

"There will not be a better royal biography for many years." — The Daily Telegraph (London)

From the Publisher:
"One of the many merits of Ben Pimlott's superbly judicious biography of Elizabeth II is that it understands this connection between monarchy and masses, and carefully evokes its political importance." -The New York Times Book Review||

"A level-headed study . . . helps us appreciate the capacities as well as the limitations of a woman who, whatever else happens, just keeps on going on." -People||

"There will be no better biography of Elizabeth II as a figure of state until her official one appears-and perhaps not even then. . . . Pimlott has succeeded triumphantly. He has written a book that can be enjoyed and admired by people who would never have imagined reading any previous royal biography." -The Independent (London)||

"An important and stimulating book." -Antonia Fraser, author of Mary, Queen of Scots in The Guardian (London)||

"The best all-around study of the Queen so far, showing understanding as well as amused irony." -The Sunday Telegraph (London)||

"There will not be a better royal biography for many years." -The Daily Telegraph (London)This acclaimed biography outlines the life of the fifth-longest reigning monarch in British history and places her in the context of the changing role of the monarchy and shifting stance of Britain and its Commonwealth in the international arena in this century. 67 photos. 11 drawings."One of the many merits of Ben Pimlott's superbly judicious biography of Elizabeth II is that it understands this connection between monarchy and masses, and carefully evokes its political importance." —The New York Times Book Review| |

"A level-headed study . . . helps us appreciate the capacities as well as the limitations of a woman who, whatever else happens, just keeps on going on." —People| |

"There will be no better biography of Elizabeth II as a figure of state until her official one appears—and perhaps not even then. . . . Pimlott has succeeded triumphantly. He has written a book that can be enjoyed and admired by people who would never have imagined reading any previous royal biography." —The Independent (London)| |

"An important and stimulating book." —Antonia Fraser, author of Mary, Queen of Scots in The Guardian (London)| |

"The best all-around study of the Queen so far, showing understanding as well as amused irony." —The Sunday Telegraph (London)| |

"There will not be a better royal biography for many years." —The Daily Telegraph (London)

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Literary Review
"The book is based upon as good a foundation of primary material--including limited access to the royal archives, many other private papers and the personal testimony of several dozen people who are presumably 'in the know'--as anyone is likely to get, short of interviewing the Queen herself. The result is a handsome volume of over 650 pages, heavily illustrated, with a useful biography and a sensible quantity of references. More importantly, it is hard to see who the text could be greatly improved." - Denis Judd November 1996
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Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0672
Product attributePublisher:   John Wiley & Sons
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