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Princess Margaret: A Life of Contrasts
Princess Margaret was one of the most controversial royal figures of the twentieth century. Widely admired as a young woman, she was famous for her beauty and charisma, but also for her sense of loyalty and duty. The charismatic Princess not only brought colour and sex appeal into an otherwise colourless royal family, but did much to help bring the monarchy and its ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Andre Deutsch
(first published January 1st 1983)
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A weak biography . The book was poorly written, and it feels like she must have been a coauthor or had complete control over the contents. . It is very superficial with only those details that are complementary. The book did a decent job of detailing all her ups and downs but there was no incite or reasoning for some of her erratic behaviors. I really would not recommend this, and wish I had read something else to get an idea of what she was like.