King Edward VIII: a biography

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Knopf, 1991 - Всего страниц: 552
Drawing on Edward's explicit diaries, on his 2,000 love letters--long assumed to have been destroyed--and on the private and secret papers of Baldwin, CHamberlain, and Churchill, Ziegler enables us to see the man, for the first time, as he was. Written with authority and compassion, here is the truth about Edward: the Prince, the King, and the exile. 48 pages of photos.

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Very good biography of very interesting and complicated character. The author tries to be objective and does convince me in his objectivity. He explains how we came to believe that Duke of Windsor was ... Читать весь отзыв

KING EDWARD VIII: A Biography

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Was King Edward VIII simply a Prince Charming who yielded his throne for "the woman I love" or was he, as recent biographers have claimed, a political naif bewitched by a sexual adventuress?Given ... Читать весь отзыв

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Philip Ziegler was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. A former member of the diplomatic service, he has written biographies of King William IV, Lord Melbourne, Lady Diana Cooper, Lord Mountbatten, King Edward VIII, Harold Wilson, and Osbert Sitwell. His most recent book is "Legacy: Cecil Rhodes, the Rhodes Trust and Rhodes Scholarships". He is at work on the official biography of Prime Minister Edward Heath. Mr. Ziegler lives with his wife in Kensington, London.

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