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Queen Elizabeth Ii: A Woman Who Is Not Amused

3.19  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Royals expert Nicholas Davies - the author of the Birch Lane Press bestseller Diana: A Princess and Her Troubled Marriage - reveals for the first time the intimate secrets of Queen Elizabeth's forty year reign. Filled with never-before-published revelations, Queen Elizabeth II: A Woman Who Is Not Amused is a story of adultery, passion, jealousy, and mental cruelty, as live ...more
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Published by Citadel Press (first published May 1994)
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Erika Jaeger-smith
Chose to find out more after viewing The Crown (which is excellent). This book has facts and is tons of fun but is at times a bit gossipy.
Shannon  Duran
The book was okay not worth a re read in my opinion. The only interesting parts to me where about prince Phillip. The book spent lots of time discussing him rather then Elizabeth. Elizabeth is very interesting and I expected to learn more about her then just her ongoing disapproval of her children. I feel like a expert on Phillip now. Overall the book was interesting last 100 pages were a bit boring though.
Amy
Mar 22, 2008 Amy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I recently went to London for the first time and I was watching a PBS special on the Queen and she intrigued me. In this book, the Queen's life (up until about 1996 anyway) was chronicled. Her childhood, marriage, rise to the throne and her family. Wow, those royals are a bunch of wacky people. I don't think she's a very warm person or anything (British reserve) but frankly it sucks to be her.
Salma Bakeer
Sep 10, 2012 Salma Bakeer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: factual
One of the best books on the British Royal Family and on Queen Elizabeth in particular.

Reading this book one can see that Mr. Davies is quite knowledgeable and has done his homework where researching the subject is concerned.

Queen Elizabeth may not be easily amused - and she has every right not to be - but I certainly was highly amused and entertained.
Becky Galambos
Jul 26, 2015 Becky Galambos rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting read. Originally picked it up at a rummage sale as it is the only book I remember my mother returning to the library and complaining about the amount of sex in it (That turned out to be all in one chapter). A bit dated now but a good basic biography.
Liz
Jun 17, 2010 Liz rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book, published in 1994, was just a little too dated to enjoy. It did make me see very clearly how difficult it must be to live the life of a "royal" in England despite all our american romanticized ideas.
Suzie
Nov 11, 2011 Suzie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book was so obviously biased. Not uninterested, but biased and could have been written better. I would recommend finding a book on the Queen that will be factual, AND unbiased.
Judy
Jan 18, 2015 Judy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This might be more about the Royal Family than I ever wanted to know--although the parts about Prince Philip were interesting.
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