The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2 (B&N Exclusive Edition): Political Scandal, Personal Struggle, and the Years That Defined Elizabeth II (1956-1977)

The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2 (B&N Exclusive Edition): Political Scandal, Personal Struggle, and the Years That Defined Elizabeth II (1956-1977)

by Robert Lacey

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Overview

This Barnes & Noble Special Edition includes a bonus picture section featuring images from the new third season of The Crown.

The official companion to the second and third seasons of the Emmy-winning Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, featuring additional historical background, expert commentary, and beautifully reproduced images
 
Starring Claire Foy and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown present the next chapters in Peter Morgan's intimate portrait of Britain's longest-reigning monarch. In this official companion—again written by biographer and historical consultant, Robert Lacey, and covering both seasons—readers will go beyond the palace gates and follow the Queen as she draws on every ounce of strength to maintain the legitimacy of the monarchy in an era of scandal and political change. Featuring "Truth vs. Invention" sections that explain which details of the show are true and which are dramatic devices, and exploring rumored infidelity, royal babies, political maneuvering, and more, this informative and entertaining book—for fans of the show and royal obsessives alike—offers an unforgettable look at the Windsor family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593236758
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 11/19/2019
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,400
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Robert Lacey is the historical consultant to The Crown, having worked previously with Peter Morgan on his Oscar-winning movie The Queen. As a renowned British historian and the author of numerous international bestsellers, including Majesty, his pioneering biography of Queen Elizabeth II, Robert has been writing about the Queen and her extraordinary life for more than 40 years.

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