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Biography & Autobiography - Royalty

Biography & Autobiography - Royalty

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A History of the World in 21 Women : A Personal Selection

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world - rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names
R 182,75 R 215,00

Harry: Conversations with the Prince - INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE ACCESS & INTERVIEWS WITH PRINCE HARRY

UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE WEDDING AND FIRST YEAR OF MARRIAGE

Once a reckless rebel, now a respected role model, Prince Harry is one of the world's most popular royals and all set to haul the British royal family into the twenty-first century. How has he done it?

Harry: Conversations with the Prince takes a three-dimensional look at what Harry is really like, both on and off royal duty. It delves into his troubled childhood and rebellious teenage years, as well as exploring the def
R 165,75 R 195,00

Mary Queen of Scots : Film Tie-in

Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period.
R 187,00 R 220,00

A Letter from Paris : a true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family reclaimed

When Louisa Deasey receives a message from a Frenchwoman called Coralie, who has found a cache of letters in an attic, written about Louisa's father, neither woman can imagine the events it will set in motion. The letters, dated 1949, detail a passionate affair between Louisa's father, Denison, and Coralie's grandmother, Michelle, in post-war London. They spark Louisa to find out more about her father, who died when she was six. From the seemingly simple question `Who was Denison Deasey?' fo
R 246,50 R 290,00

Elizabeth II (Penguin Monarchs) : The Steadfast

The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback

Elizabeth II is the longest-serving monarch who ever sat on the English or British throne. Yet her personality and influence remain elusive. This book, by a senior politician who has spent significant periods of time in her company, and is also a distinguished historian, portrays her more credibly than any other yet published.

Douglas Hurd was a politician, biographer and
R 93,50 R 110,00

Mary I (Penguin Monarchs) : The Daughter of Time

The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback

The elder daughter of Henry VIII, Mary I (1553-58) became England's ruler on the unexpected death of her brother Edward VI. Her short reign is one of the great potential turning points in the country's history. As a convinced Catholic and the wife of Philip II, king of Spain and the most powerful of all European monarchs, Mary could have completely changed her country's orbit, m
R 93,50 R 110,00

A Gift from Darkness : How I Escaped with my Daughter from Boko Haram

A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured for the sake of her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.
R 187,00 R 220,00

Diana

*20th anniversary edition featuring a new afterword*

Glamour. Duty. Tragedy: The Woman Behind the Princess.

Sarah Bradford delivers an authoritative and explosive study of the greatest icon of the twentieth century: Diana.

After more than a decade interviewing those closest to the Princess and her select circle, Sarah Bradford exposes the real Diana: the blighted childhood, the old-fashioned courtship which saw her capture the Prince of Wales, the damage caused by the
R 182,75 R 215,00

The Duchess : The Untold Story - the Explosive Biography, as Seen in the Daily Mail

THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER



`The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals since the abdication ... Explosive biography by Britain's top royal author ... A gripping story of human frailty, love, loss, sadness, and tragedy' Daily Mail
R 297,50 R 350,00

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

History has pictured Elizabeth I as Gloriana, an icon of strength and power -- and has focused on the early years of her reign. But in 1583, when Elizabeth is fifty, there is relentless plotting among her courtiers -- and still to come is the Spanish Armada and the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots. We have not, until now, had the full picture.

This gripping and vivid portrait of her life and times -- often told in her own words (and including details such as her love of chess and marzi
R 199,75 R 235,00

A Long Way Home

A true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds, now the major motion picture Lion starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a world away, he made global headlines. Saroo had become lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a couple in Aus
R 242,25 R 285,00

Princess: Secrets to Share

A follow on to Princess, More Tears to Cry, this book intends to bring readers up to date with the Princess and her family: Dr Meena - the woman who helps abused women to heal and fight for their rights, and Fatima, the mother of twin daughters who, once abused and abandoned by her family, now works for the Princess in one of the royal palaces.
R 148,75 R 175,00