Title 17 carnations : the Windsors, the Nazis and the cover-up / Andrew Morton.
Seventeen carnations
Imprint London : Michael O'Mara, 2015.©2015
Author Morton, Andrew, 1953- author.
Date 01-01-2015
Physical description xii, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text
still image
volume
Item 941.084 MOR (Copy 1) GFL-MONO 304141 INLIBRARY
Major subject Great Britain
Royal Family
Germany
World War 2
Minor subject History
Overseas item
LCSH Kings and rulers.
Political and social views.
Political science.
Germany.
Great Britain.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Windsor, Edward Duke of, 1894-1972.
Windsor, Edward Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Political and social views.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of, 1896-1986.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-362) and index.
ISBN 9781782434573
Abstract "Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the duke's relations with Hitler. From the alleged affair between Simpson and the German foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed 'the traitor king' and the Nazi high command, this is a saga of intrigue, betrayal, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of sex and suspicion"--Dust jacket flap.
Contents The Peter Pan prince -- Adolf Hitler, royal matchmaker -- Sex, drugs, and royal blackmail -- Seduced by von Ribbentrop's dimple -- Courting the new king -- Edward on a knife edge -- Love in a cold climate -- Hitler's good Queen Wallis -- The game of thrones -- Plot to kidnap a king -- A shady royal in a sunny place -- Tropic of rancour -- The hunt for pirate gold -- Sovereigns, secrets, and spies -- fight for the file -- Burying the "hot potato" -- Traitor king or duped duke?
LCN 1122469
Item ID 304141
Database Library Catalogue