Dirty Bertie. An English King Made in France Dirty Bertie. An English King Made in France The entertaining biography of Edward VII and his playboy lifestyle Despite fierce opposition from his mother, Queen Victoria, Edward VII was always passionately in love with France. He had affairs with the most famous Parisian actresses, courtesans, and can-can dancers. He spoke French more elegantly than English. He was the first ever guest to climb the Eiffel Tower with Gustave Eiffel, in defiance of an official English ban on his visit. He turned his French seduction skills into the diplomatic prowess that sealed the Entente Cordiale. A quintessentially English king? Pas du tout! Stephen Clarke argues that, as \"Dirty Bertie,\" Edward learned all the essentials in life from the French. Random House 978-1-78089-035-7
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Dirty Bertie. An English King Made in France

  • Автор: Stephen Clarke
  • Мягкий переплет. Крепление скрепкой или клеем
  • Издательство: Random House
  • Год выпуска: 2014
  • Кол. страниц: 400
  • ISBN: 978-1-78089-035-7
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The entertaining biography of Edward VII and his playboy lifestyle

Despite fierce opposition from his mother, Queen Victoria, Edward VII was always passionately in love with France. He had affairs with the most famous Parisian actresses, courtesans, and can-can dancers. He spoke French more elegantly than English. He was the first ever guest to climb the Eiffel Tower with Gustave Eiffel, in defiance of an official English ban on his visit. He turned his French seduction skills into the diplomatic prowess that sealed the Entente Cordiale. A quintessentially English king? Pas du tout! Stephen Clarke argues that, as "Dirty Bertie," Edward learned all the essentials in life from the French.

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Язык:   Английский
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