Queen of the World by Robert Hardman
Queen Elizabeth II has ruled for longer than any other British Monarch and in that time has visited over 130 countries and met with more heads of state than any other monarch before her. With a sense of duty running deep within the fabric of her life the Queen has remained steadfast as the British Head of State in an ever changing world.
Since her coronation in 1953, she has acted as diplomat, stateswoman and icon. One of the most recognisable women in the world she has presided over the transformation of Empire into Commonwealth taking a personal interest and involvement in securing the Commonwealth’s future with the Prince of Wales as her successor.
Through extensive access to the Queen's family and staff, Hardman is able to tell a powerful story of Elizabeth II’s life. Stories of travels, dangers, heritage and glamour with Queen Elizabeth II at the heart of events and Prince Philip at her side.