The Final Curtsey
A Royal Memoir by the Queen's CousinBook - 2012
Filled with charming anecdotes, fascinating characters, and personal photographs, this intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes—Queen Elizabeth II’s first cousin and niece to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother—offers unparalleled insight into the private life of the British monarchy. Detailed and often touching, this account chronicles Margaret’s birth into the Scottish aristocracy, her years working for the Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, and her appointment as Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen Mother. Describing the Queen Mother’s final days, this edition also celebrates happy occasions, including the weddings of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip and Prince William to Kate Middleton.