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William Shawcross became a writer after leaving University College, Oxford in 1968. He was in Czechoslovakia during the Soviet occupation; this inspired his first book, a biography of Alexander Dubcek, the Czechoslovak leader, which was published in 1970. In 1995 he wrote the BBC Television series Monarchy. In 2002 his BBC Television series and book, Queen and Country celebrated the Queen’s Golden Jubilee and examined the changing face of Britain during her reign. He lives in England.

Featured Books, with extracts, by William Shawcross

Counting One's Blessings Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by William Shawcross
Counting One's Blessings Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
William Shawcross
The first published collection of the Queen Mother's witty, vivid and intelligent letters. Full of wit, hilarity, acute observation and a deeply held sense of duty, Queen Elizabeth's letters constitute a chronicle both of her long life and of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: The Official Biography
William Shawcross
This is a great record of an extraordinary and long life which spanned the twentieth century. The author was given unrestricted access to the Queen Mother's papers, including many of her letters, and has put them to good use in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2010

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