Publication date: 19 November 2019
The official companion to the second and third seasons of the Emmy-winning Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, featuring additional historical background, expert commentary, and beautifully reproduced images.
Starring Claire Foy and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown present the next chapters in Peter Morgan’s intimate portrait of Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. In this official companion – again written by biographer and historical consultant, Robert Lacey, and covering both seasons – readers will go beyond the palace gates and follow the Queen as she draws on every ounce of strength to maintain the legitimacy of the monarchy in an era of scandal and political change.
Featuring “Truth vs. Invention” sections that explain which details of the show are true and which are dramatic devices, and exploring rumoured infidelity, royal babies, political manoeuvring, and more, this informative and entertaining book -for fans of the show and royal obsessives alike – offers an unforgettable look at the Windsor family.
Crown Publishing Group (NY)