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The Rough Guide to the Royals

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Britain's royals are the official face of the state and the center of a worldwide media circus.

This entertaining Rough Guide to the Royals explores the paradox of one of the world's oldest monarchies. It casts a quizzical eye over the current royal family, from former Olympic horse rider Anne and industry ambassador Andrew to current favorites William and Kate. It answers
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 16th 2012 by Rough Guides
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Oct 15, 2012 rated it liked it
I know, it is sad. And they even talk about it in the book, American fascinations with British royalty! I am really interested in royal families in general, but I was specifically looking for post-Victorian England. I think it was Downton influenced this time :) ps: As far as nonfiction books go, this series was well done; it did not get too detailed, just gave short anecdotes.
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Interesting tidbits on the Royal family, present and past.
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