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The Reign and Abdication of Edward VIII

The Reign and Abdication of Edward VIII

Michael Bloch gives a new twist to the oft-told story of King Edward’s short reign.Drawing on a decade-long study of the King’s personality, and on privileged access to his papers, he sees the King’s abdication partly as the result of a plot to get rid of him by men who mistrusted his modernity and popular touch, but also explainable by the fact that he did not really want to be king or fight for his throne.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

On Sale: 28th May 2012

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781405517102