Robert Lacey is a British historian known for his original research and his close investigation of his subjects. He is the author of several international bestsellers, including The Kingdom, Great Tales from English History, and Monarch, which was the basis for Peter Morgan's Oscar-winning movie, The Queen. He lives in London.
A bit stilted, but puts The Life in perspective of her years on the throne. Would have liked a bit more of the events the Queen has moved through with much grace and dignity, but... Read morePublished 14 months ago by barbara
This is a short, well-written book that gives a useful overview of the Queen 's life. I recommend it for anyone who would like to know about the Queen.Published 17 months ago by Jeff Stein
In this QEII's Diamond Jubilee year, I am reading a number of books relating to Queen Elizabeth II, history of English, "The Firm" - easy, quick read.Published on July 15, 2012 by Judith C. Goldie