J W M Thompson

What the Sovereign Saw

Our Times: The Age of Elizabeth II


Hutchinson 496pp £25 order from our bookshop

It is six years since A N Wilson’s brilliant study of The Victorians appeared, soon followed by After the Victorians. Both books received high praise, and this third volume, bringing the story up to date, has been keenly awaited. Now that the trilogy is complete, it can be said with satisfaction that the verve, erudition and wit that distinguished the earlier books are undimmed in this latest work.

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