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Queen Camilla

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 10 May 2012

THE BRILLIANTLY FUNNY SEQUEL TO THE QUEEN AND I FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ADRIAN MOLE SERIES
What if being Royal was a crime?
The UK has come over all republican. The Royal Family exiled to an Exclusion Zone with the other villains and spongers. And to cap it all, the Queen has threatened to abdicate.
Yet Prince Charles is more interested in root vegetables than reigning ... unless his wife Camilla can be Queen in a newly restored monarchy.
But when a scoundrel who claims to be the couple's secret love-child offers to take the crown off their hands, the stage is set for a right Royal show down.
And the question for Camilla (and rest of the country) will be: Queen of the vegetable patch or Queen of England?
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'Brilliantly satirical' Evening Standard
'One of our finest living comic writers' The Times
'Brilliantly funny' Closer
'Another fantastic read from Townsend' OK!

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780241958391
ISBN-10: 0241958393
Pagini: 464
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.32 kg
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Sue Townsend was born in Leicester in 1946. Despite not learning to read until the age of eight, leaving school at fifteen with no qualifications and having three children by the time she was in her mid-twenties, she always found time to read widely. She also wrote secretly for twenty years. After joining a writers' group at The Phoenix Theatre, Leicester, she won a Thames Television award for her first play, Womberang, and became a professional playwright and novelist. After the publication of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, Sue continued to make the nation laugh and prick its conscience. She wrote seven further volumes of Adrian's diaries and five other popular novels - including The Queen and I, Number Ten and The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year - and numerous well received plays. Sue passed away in 2014 at the age of sixty-eight. She remains widely regarded as Britain's favourite comic writer.


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Another fantastic read from Townsend
A brilliantly satirical story - just the kind of book, one imagines, Camilla would keep in her loo
One of our finest living comic writers
Another fantastic read from Townsend