You Look Awfully Like the Queen: Wit and Wisdom from the House of Windsor

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During the early 1980s, the Guardian first published two camp anecdotes about the Queen Mother. Readers reeled to see stories actually printed in a national newspaper that until then had had only an underground existence in certain circles. After that, tales about the royal family became respectable; they were also, quite rightly, believed. Taken as a whole they reflect the contradictory roles we like royalty to fulfil: unworldly and impossibly regal or engagingly domesticated and just like us, or camp, worldly and ...

You Look Awfully Like the Queen: Wit and Wisdom from the House of Windsor 2002, HarperCollins (UK), London

ISBN-13: 9780007148745

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