Robert Lacey walks us through the real-life events that inspired the TV Series.
Robert Lacey, a famous biographer and the show’s historical consultant, walks us through the actual events that served as the basis for the drama in this illuminating companion to seasons 2 and 3 of Netflix’s hit series The Crown.
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Lacey examines the significant social, political, and personal occurrences throughout the two turbulent decades of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign in order to understand how they affected not only the royal family but also the wider community. The book offers a thought-provoking insight into the historical eras that the show explores, revealing the reality behind the on-screen drama. Topics covered include the Suez Crisis, the US-Soviet space race, the legacy of the Duke of Windsor’s collaboration with Hitler, as well as the rumored problems with the royal marriage.
“The Crown’s historical consultant penned the interesting royal and social history that served as the show’s inspiration for seasons two and three.”
The Book Guide® Editor
This is a thoroughly researched look at the background behind the show’s inspiration and the years that would ultimately shape the queen.
The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2 (2019) by Robert LaceyDune (2007) By: Glennon Doyle
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