Robert Hardman
Queen of the World

At her coronation in 1953, Queen Elizabeth II committed to serve the Commonwealth, her much loved ‘family of nations’. At 93 she remains a formidable force. Based on exclusive access to the Queen’s staff and family, Royal commentator Robert Hardman discloses stories from international tours and state visits, revealing the monarch’s famous unflappability in any eventuality, from the gift of a baby crocodile to the handling of ‘dictator guests from hell’ such as Idi Amin and Nicolae Ceausescu.

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