The Resource The queen, A.N. Wilson

The queen, A.N. Wilson

Label
The queen
Title
The queen
Statement of responsibility
A.N. Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biographer and novelist A. N. Wilson, whose most recent work on the life of Queen Victoria was an enormous critical and commercial success, turns his clear eye to our own Queen, Elizabeth II, as she turns 90. In this unusual and vibrant examination of the life and times of Britain's most iconic living figure, Wilson considers the history of the monarchy, drawing a line that stretches from Queen Victoria to the bloody history of Europe in the twentieth century, examining how and why the Royal Family has survived. He paints a vivid portrait of 'Lilibet' the woman, and of her reign, throughout which she has remained stalwart, unmoving, a trait some regard as dullness, but which Wilson argues is the key to her survival. He outlines the case for a Republic, arguing that this will almost certainly happen at some point after her reign is at an end, at least in Australia. In part historical overview, but with a keen eye to the future, A. N. Wilson writes with his signature warmth, intelligence and humour, celebrating the life of the Queen and her role as figurehead of Britain and the Commonwealth, while asking candidly whether we can remain a constitutional monarchy
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
941.085092
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA590
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
The queen, A.N. Wilson
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The queen, A.N. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=nlonzsd&isbn=9781786490681&upc=&oclc=%28OCoLC%29937454213/LC.JPG
Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781786490681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)937454213

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