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The King's Speech How One Man Saved the British Monarchy,9781402786761

The King's Speech How One Man Saved the British Monarchy

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Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue, The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy recounts an inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his subjects.

Author Biography

Peter Conradi's books include The Red Ripper: Inside the Mind of Russia's Most Brutal Serial Killer, Mad Vlad: Vladimir Zhirinovksy and the New Russian Nationalism, and Hitler's Piano Player.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
God Save the Kingp. 1
The 'common colonial'p. 13
Passage to Englandp. 33
Growing Painsp. 45
Diagnosisp. 65
Court Dress with Feathersp. 79
The Calm Before the Stormp. 91
Edward VIII's 327 Daysp. 105
In the Shadow of the Coronationp. 121
After the Coronationp. 129
The Path to Warp. 145
'Kill the Austrian House Painter'p. 157
Dunkirk and the Dark Daysp. 171
The Tide Turnsp. 187
Victoryp. 203
The Last Wordsp. 219
Notesp. 230
Indexp. 233
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