The Duchess of Windsor
Michael Bloch's biography of the woman Edward VIII renounced kingship to marry drew on his previous publication of their intimate corespondence, and presented a picture of her which was often startlingly at variance with previous accounts.It brings vividly to life the qualities which captivated her royal suitor, and caused some surprise by speculating that much of the mystery of her life might be explained by an element of gender confusion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
As the author says at the end (perhaps he should have said it at the beginning), this book was written to show events from the point of view of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. If the reader wants ... Read full review
THE DUCHESS OF WINDSORUser Review - Kirkus
An empty account of an empty life, buoyed largely by speculation that Bessie Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson, the duchess of Windsor, although thrice married, was a virgin when she died. Drawing on ... Read full review