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Princess Ceril Birabongse - Author

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Books by Princess Ceril Birabongse

The Prince & I My life with Prince Bira of Siam by Princess Ceril Birabongse

The Prince & I My life with Prince Bira of Siam by Princess Ceril Birabongse

Author: Princess Ceril Birabongse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Back in print! The the story of the passionate love of Bira, Prince of Siam, grandson of King Mongkut of The King & I fame, and the young Englishwoman who would become his wife, Princess Ceril Birabongse. The fascinating autobiography charts the life of Prince and Princess Birabongse, a life that was constantly filled with excitement and fascinating people, including Noel Coward, Princess Marina, The Duchess of Kent, and even Anthony Blunt and Guy Burgess. Illustrating her narrative with a selection of private photographs, extending from her childhood years to her elegant retirement on Lake Garda, the author paints a rich picture of life during the golden days of the 1930s, and of a man who was not only a Prince, but a sculptor, Olympic sailor, and racing driver - the only Southeast Asian Formula One driver of the 20th Century.