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    • The Quest for Queen Mary

    • By: James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers - editor
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers. When James Pope-Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary's official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe. The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions contained in his notes were to be kept private for 50 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A real treat for English history afficianados

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Behind Closed Doors

    • By: Hugo Vickers
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    The life of the Duchess of Windsor came to an end in Paris on 24 April 1986. She was almost 90. Many people assumed that she had died years before, since she disappeared from public view for over a decade. Sebastian Faulks wrote in the Sunday Telegraph, ‘She is seen as no more than the star of an old romantic film that most French have forgotten. ’But the world did take note, describing her death as the final curtain on one of the greatest love stories of the twentieth century. Embers of the feud between the British Royal Family and the Windsors in exile were fanned once more....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You Reap What You Sow

    • By Chris on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $22.90