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17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history / Andrew Morton.

Morton, Andrew, 1953- author. (Author).
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J.N. Desmarais Library DA 580 M67 2015 30007008905696 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1455527114 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781455527113 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1455583979 (international trade paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781455583973 (international trade paperback)
  • Physical Description: xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-362) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Peter Pan prince -- Adolf Hitler, royal matchmaker -- Sex, drugs, and royal blackmail -- Seduced by von Ribbentrop's dimple -- Courting the new king -- Edward on a knife edge -- Love in a cold climate -- Hitler's good Queen Wallis -- The game of thrones -- Plot to kidnap a king -- A shady royal in a sunny place -- Tropic of rancour -- The hunt for pirate gold -- Sovereigns, secrets, and spies -- Fight for the file -- Burying the "hot potato" -- Traitor king or duped duke?
Summary, etc.: "Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the Duke's relations with Hitler. From the alleged affair between Simpson and the German foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed 'the traitor king' and the Nazi high command, this is a saga of intrigue, betrayal, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of sex and suspicion."-- Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 > Political and social views.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 > Political and social views.
Germany > Politics and government > 1933-1945.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 > Friends and associates.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 > Friends and associates.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 > Friends and associates.
Conspiracies > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1936-1945.

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