'Chips' : the diaries of Sir Henry Channon

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Sir Henry 'Chips' Channon's extraordinary diaries,first published in 1967,are now considered a modern classic.The years covered in this volume,1934-53,recall a vanished world where Channon's priviliged orbit circled every social and public figure of the day in a round of parties,balls,country-house weekends and endless gossip.His position as a MP enabled him to chronicle,famously,the Abdication Crisis,when King Edward VIII's love for 'jolly,plain'unprepossessing' Mrs Simpson reduced him to 'a broken man at bay'. Culled from ...

Chips: The Diaries of Sir Henry Channon 1996, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

ISBN-13: 9781857994933

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Chips: The Diaries of Sir Henry Channon 1993, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

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Chips: The Diaries of Sir Henry Channon 1967, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780297760863

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