By (author) Jeremy Paxman
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On Royalty by Jeremy Paxman
Book DescriptionIn "On Royalty" Jeremy Paxman delves deep into Britain's royal past. What is the point of Kings and Queens? What do they do all day? And what does it mean to be one of them? Jeremy Paxman is used to making politicians explain themselves - but royalty has always been off limits. Until now. He takes a long hard look at our present incumbents to find out just what makes them tick. Along the way he discovers some fascinating and little-known details. Such as: how Albania came to advertise in England for a king which English queen gave birth in front of 67 people how easy it is to beat up future kings of England and how meeting the Queen is a bit scary - whoever you are...No other book will tell you quite as much about our kings, queens, princes and princesses: who they are and what they're for. "Paxman's book is everyhing that royalty is not allowed to be - witty, stylish, intelligent, pugnacious and political". ("The Times"). ""On Royalty" is an absorbing, well-researched book, part serious enquiry, part rollicking anecdote". ("Evening Standard"). "Action-packed and entertaining". ("Sunday Telegraph"). Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, best known for his work presenting "Newsnight" and "University Challenge". His books include "Empire", "On Royalty", "The English" and "The Political Animal". He lives in Oxfordshire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141012223
(200mm x 131mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The book everyone is talking about News, views and hilarious stories from the legend of Newsnight and long-standing quiz master of University Challenge. 'Bursting with good things' Daily Telegraph
Forward Book of Poetry, Paperback (September 2014)
Showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2014's prestigious Forward Poetry Prizes.
Great Britain's Great War, Paperback (June 2014)
Life in Britain during the First World War was far stranger than many of us realize. The author tells the story of the war through the experience of those who lived it - nurses, soldiers, politicians, factory-workers, journalists and children - explaining why we fought it so willingly, how we endured it so long, and how it transformed us all.
English, Paperback / softback (January 2013)» View all books by Jeremy Paxman
Not so long ago, everybody knew who the English were. They were polite, unexcitable, reserved, and had hot-water bottles instead of a sex life.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Paxman
Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, best known for his work presenting Newsnight and University Challenge. His books include Friends in High Places, The English and The Political Animal. He lives in Oxfordshire.
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