The Queen and I
Publish date: May 10th 2002
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I enjoyed this story very much, from the beginning to the (rather abrupt and somehow weird) end. I particularly liked how the Queen Mom kept up with all the changes happening around her, rolling with the punches. At some points, the story got a bit over the top, e.g. when Charles falls in love with...
Eine grandiose Ausgangssituation: Die Republikaner haben die Wahlen gewonnen, die königliche Familie wird von einem auf den anderen Tag abgesetzt, ihrer Titel und Ämter beraubt, deren Vermögen verstaatlicht, und muss nun in vom Staat zur Verfügung gestellten Sozialwohnungen hausen. Dabei werden sie ...
Not sure where to start with this one. The blurb on the back-cover looked quite an interesting premise: A socialist government wins the election and the Royal family are evicted to council housing, and told to get on without any staff or commodities. Apart from Harris, the corgie, all the family m...
A bit silly but fun in places. Would have been 3 stars but cop-out ending dropped it greatly in my expectation. A quick, easy read though.
In this unfortunately dated book, writer Sue Townsend investigates how the royal family might have coped if Parliament had decided that to dethrone them. You can read my full review here. https://tcl-bookreviews.com/2014/08/06/a-fictional-dismantling-of-the-british-royal-family/