Elizabeth II

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Just as this book is being published, Elizabeth II will become the longest serving monarch who ever sat on the English or British throne. Yet her personality and influence remain elusive. This book, by a senior politician who has spent significant periods of time in her company, and is also a distinguished historian, portrays her more credibly than any other yet published.

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The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England’s rulers – now in paperback

Elizabeth II is the longest-serving monarch who ever sat on the English or British throne. Yet her personality and influence remain elusive. This book, by a senior politician who has spent significant periods of time in her company, and is also a distinguished historian, portrays her more credibly than any other yet published.

Douglas Hurd was a politician, biographer and novelist who served in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, as Minister for Europe (1979-83), Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1984-85), Home Secretary (1985-89) and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1989-95). His previous books include his Memoirs, Robert Peel: A Biography and, with Edward Young, Choose Your Weapons: The British Foreign Secretary – 200 Years of Argument, Success and Failure.

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Weight 0.082 kg
Dimensions 18 × 11 × 1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

vii, 97 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

941.085092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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