Not in Front of the Corgis: Secrets of Life Behind the Royal Curtains [NOOK Book]

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The Windsors are England’s most famous family, but what are they really like when they’re out of the public gaze? Behind closed doors in every Royal residence, from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House, there are two families – one upstairs and one down – and nobody knows a Royal quite like a Royal servant, intimately acquainted as they are with every quirk, foible and eccentricity. And there are a fair few! This is the inside story of the Royal Family through the eyes of those who know them best, a sneak peek ...
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Not in Front of the Corgis: Secrets of Life Behind the Royal Curtains

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Overview

The Windsors are England’s most famous family, but what are they really like when they’re out of the public gaze? Behind closed doors in every Royal residence, from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House, there are two families – one upstairs and one down – and nobody knows a Royal quite like a Royal servant, intimately acquainted as they are with every quirk, foible and eccentricity. And there are a fair few! This is the inside story of the Royal Family through the eyes of those who know them best, a sneak peek behind the ermine-trimmed curtains to reveal what they really get up to in their spare time. Are they just like us? Or are they are a world apart? Here are the answers to everything we’ve ever wondered about the Royals: which programmes does the Queen watch on TV? What music did the Queen Mother listen to? Who can drive and who can’t? What is it like to attend a dinner party thrown by Charles and Camilla? Who are the most popular (and most unpopular!) Royals to work for and why? Not in Front of the Corgis is the real Upstairs Downstairs – a unique and fascinating collection of all the secrets you ever wanted to know about the Royal Family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849542487
  • Publisher: Biteback Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 219,136
  • File size: 384 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Prologue 1

1 The House 13

2 The Best of Friends 31

3 Who Loves Ya? 45

4 The Royal Household 87

5 Why Work for Royalty? 105

6 The Decision Makers 123

7 Valets - or Gentlemen's Gentlemen 155

8 Guarding Royalty 163

9 Royal Bits and Bobs 173

10 Pay Cheques 185

11 The Queen's and Prince Charles's Money 195

12 The Duchy of Cornwall 201

Epilogue 207

Bibliography 214

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2013

    Corgis

    I love corigs but this is not the best book iread

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