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George VI Summary ¿ 102 ´ Written by Philip Ziegler one of Britain's most celebrated biographers George VI is part of the Penguin Monarchs series short fresh expert accounts of England's rulers in a collectible formatIf Ethelred was notoriously 'Unready' and Alfred 'Great' King George VI should bear the title of 'George the Dutiful' Throughout his life GeorDutiful' Throughout his life George dedicated himself to the pursuit of what he thought he ought to be doing rather than what he wanted to do Inarticulate and loathing any sort of public appearances he accepted that it was his destiny to figure conspicuously in the public eye gritted his teeth bat. Brilliant book to get a foothold in to the life of this great king A great overview of his life and work I did not expect much detail from an 80 page book of a king who reigned 26 years considering there are books 3 times its length on a monarch like Edward VI who died in his teens Would recommended anyone who wants a foothold or an insight in to George VI I now feel I can go on to read detailed books on his life with the overview I have gained Well written and easy to read

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Tled his crippling stammer and got on with itHe was not born to be king but he made an admirable one and was the figurehead of the nation at the time of its greatest trial the Second World War This is a brilliant touching and sometimes funny book about this reluctant public figure and the private m. Concise and clear and gives a good insight into the character and personality of the king This character sketch rather than a biography is about 80 pages long so much is condensed but is still very effective

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George VIWritten by Philip Ziegler one of Britain's most celebrated biographers George VI is part of the Penguin Monarchs series short fresh expert accounts of England's rulers in a collectible formatIf Ethelred was notoriously 'Unready' and Alfred 'Great' King George VI should bear the title of 'George the. Great man Great king What can I say I think this is a very informational book however I wish that it wasn't so proper I'd really love to know his true thoughts on his brother's abdication and some of the other things that his rule saw