King Edward VIII: A Life

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Random House Publishing Group, 1992 - Всего страниц: 620
Drawing on Edward VIII's diaries and love letters and on the private papers of Chamberlain, Churchill, and Baldwin, this biography reveals the man who gave up a throne for love

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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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