The Secret of the Crown

The Secret of the Crown

Written by: Fraser, John

Now available in paperback, award-winning journalist, author, and monarchical authority John Fraser offers a fascinating account of Canada’s ongoing affair with royalty, set against the backdrop of an historic wedding, a Diamond Jubilee year, and a rogue prince.

With his trademark wit and artful agility, Fraser looks at the Crown’s evolution from the Age of Deference to the era of celebrity to the present popular revival. He examines the differences between tribal monarchy and constitutional monarchy, the key roles of the governor general and the lieutenant governor, and the media’s insatiable appetite for the Royal Family. Finally, he speculates on the future reign of Charles, Prince of Wales, and pays homage to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubilee.

Erudite and highly entertaining, The Secret of the Crown offers a captivating appraisal of Canada’s long-standing affair with royalty. This volume includes a lavish 32-page photo insert to create a spectacular visual history of the once and future crown.

Now available in paperback, award-winning journalist, author, and monarchical authority John Fraser offers a fascinating account of Canada’s ongoing affair with royalty, set against the backdrop of an historic wedding, a Diamond Jubilee year, and a rogue prince.

With his trademark wit and artful agility, Fraser looks at the Crown’s evolution from the Age of Deference to the era of celebrity to the present popular revival. He examines the differences between tribal monarchy and constitutional monarchy, the key roles of the governor general and the lieutenant governor, and the media’s insatiable appetite for the Royal Family. Finally, he speculates on the future reign of Charles, Prince of Wales, and pays homage to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubilee.

Erudite and highly entertaining, The Secret of the Crown offers a captivating appraisal of Canada’s long-standing affair with royalty. This volume includes a lavish 32-page photo insert to create a spectacular visual history of the once and future crown.

Published By House of Anansi Press Inc - Mar 24, 2012
Specifications pages | 5.5 in x 8 in
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