You Look Awfully Like the Queen

You Look Awfully Like the Queen

Wit and Wisdom From the House of Windsor

Book - 2002
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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 outrageous. In this affectionate tribute Thomas Blaikie has gathered together a compendium of stories, many of them never published before, which provide access to an alternative world.
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2002.
ISBN: 9780007148745
0007148747
Branch Call Number: 941.0850207 B634
Characteristics: viii, 104 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.

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