Thorndike Press

Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen

  • Kate Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 1410484742
  • ISBN-13: 9781410484741
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs ( .57 kgs)
  • 466 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2015
  • Simultaneous Publications



We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II. Yet for much of her early life, the young princess did not know what her future would hold. Kate Williams reveals how the 25-year-old accidental queen carved out a lasting role for herself amid the changes of the 20th century.

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"[Williams] documents the ease with which Elizabeth, with her penchant for order and composure, fell into her new role. The research is all-encompassing."

— Publishers Weekly