Fans of The Crown can celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 68th coronation anniversary by diving into books of immense royal knowledge. From a young princesses’ childhood to the love story of the century, the stories go beyond the royal marriage by presenting a magnificent Queen ruling with style and confidence that never wavers. Get a glimpse of her public and private life along with royal relationships, the wit and charm restricted to flourish beyond palace walls, and prepare yourself for a walk in the nine decades of colorful wardrobe.
The little princesses by marion crawford
Written by Marion Crawford, care taker of Princess Elizabeth and Margaret for 17 years, this book presents a touching account of the Queen’s childhood. Crawford reveals the Princesses’ exposure to the ordinary world while living a royal life. Spilling the beans of the secretive royal household, which were eagerly swallowed by audiences hungry for royal information, made the Queen feel betrayed and furious, and she kicked Crawford out of the royal life for good.
My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage by ingrid seward
Highlighting the power of royal love, Ingrid Seward unveils the secrets of 70 years of royal marriage. From martial challenges to debates and traumas, the formidable bond between Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will give you goosebumps with its undeniably inspirational portrait of martial life of the most important personalities. If you were enthralled by the martial dilemma portrayed in The Crown Season 2, you should peek into this one for a ride filled with royal drama and irrefutable love.
The Queen: A biography of Elizabeth II By Ben Pimlott
Written by Ben Pimlott, a British historian known for his contributions in political biography, this book presents a combination of irony and enigma surrounding the twentieth century British politics. It was described as “judicious biography” by The New York Times as, ”it understands this connection between monarchy and masses, and carefully evokes its political importance.” The sympathetic portrayal of the Queen and the reckless behavior of press towards the royal family presents an enticing image of a royal roller coaster.
Sali Hughes invites us to acknowledge trivial details of the Queen’s wardrobe including her jewelry and accessories that held political and cultural meaning behind the colorful fashion. A collection of photos with captions explaining the color blocked style reinforces reader’s respect for her expertise and discipline.
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