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Mrs. Queen takes the train

William M. Kuhn

Mrs. Queen takes the train

a novel

by William M. Kuhn

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / General,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Kuhn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6111.U368 M77 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316657M
    ISBN 109780062208286, 9780062208293
    LC Control Number2012017083


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An absolute delight of a debut novel by William Kuhn—author of Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books—Mrs Queen Takes the Train wittily imagines the kerfuffle that transpires when a bored Queen Elizabeth strolls out of the palace in search of a little fun, leaving behind a desperate team of courtiers who must find the missing Windsor before a national scandal erupts/5.

An absolute delight of a debut novel by William Kuhn—author of Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books—Mrs Queen Takes the Train wittily imagines the kerfuffle that transpires when a bored Queen Elizabeth strolls out of the palace in search of a little fun, leaving behind a desperate team of courtiers who must find the missing Windsor before a national scandal erupts/5().

Mrs Queen Takes the Train is a clever novel, offering a fresh look at a woman who wonders if she, like Britannia herself, has, too, become a relic of the past. William Kuhn paints a charming yet biting portrait of British social, political, and generational rivalries—between upstairs and downstairs, the monarchy and the government, the old /5().

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William Kuhn paints a charming yet biting portrait of British social, political, and generational rivalries—between upstairs and downstairs, the monarchy and the government, the old. MRS. QUEEN TAKES THE TRAIN By William Kuhn Harper, $, pages.

She is the monarch of virtually all she surveys, from jewels and property to palaces, but she has never taken a train.

MRS QUEEN TAKES THE TRAIN offers a fresh new look at a seemingly arcane institution and a woman who wonders if she, too, has become a relic of the past. It's about British social, political, and generational rivalries—between upstairs and downstairs, the.

Mrs Queen Takes the Train is a clever novel, offering a fresh look at a woman who wonders if she, like Britannia herself, has, too, become a relic of the past. William Kuhn paints a charming yet biting portrait of British social, political, and generational rivalries - between upstairs and downstairs, the monarchy and the government, the old.

An absolute delight of a debut novel by William Kuhn - author of Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books - Mrs Queen Takes the Train wittily imagines the kerfuffle that transpires when a bored Queen Elizabeth strolls out of the palace in search of a little fun, leaving behind a desperate team of courtiers who must find the missing Windsor.

A lively, wonderfully inventive, delightful romp reminiscent of Alan Bennett’s The Uncommon Reader, Mrs Queen Takes the Train takes readers into the mind of the grand matriarch of Britain’s Royal Family, bringing us an endearing runaway Queen Elizabeth on the town, and leading us behind the Buckingham Palace walls into the upstairs.

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Publisher’s description: An absolute delight of a debut novel by William Kuhn—author of Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books—Mrs Queen Takes the Train wittily imagines the kerfuffle that transpires when a bored Queen Elizabeth strolls out of the palace in search of a little fun, leaving behind a desperate team of courtiers who must find the missing Windsor before a national scandal.

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Mrs Queen Takes the Train A Novel (Book): Kuhn, William M.: After decades of service and years of watching her family's troubles splashed across the tabloids, Britain's Queen is beginning to feel her age. An unexpected opportunity offers her relief: an impromptu visit to a place that holds happy memories-- the former royal yacht, Britannia, now moored near Edinburgh.

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train A Novel (Book): Kuhn, William M.: After decades of service and years of watching her family's troubles splashed across the tabloids, Britain's Queen is beginning to feel her age. An unexpected opportunity offers her relief: an impromptu visit to a place that holds happy memories-- the former royal yacht, Britannia, now moored near Edinburgh.

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train (Book): Kuhn, William M.: After decades of service and years of watching her family's troubles splashed across the tabloids, Britain's Queen is beginning to feel her age. An unexpected opportunity offers her relief: an impromptu visit to a place that holds happy memories-- the former royal yacht, Britannia, now moored near Edinburgh.

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train A Novel (Book): Kuhn, William M.: An absolute delight of a debut novel by William Kuhn--author of Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books--Mrs Queen Takes the Train wittily imagines the kerfuffle that transpires when a bored Queen Elizabeth strolls out of the palace in search of a little fun, leaving behind a desperate team of courtiers who must find the.

Author: William Kuhn ISBN: RRP: $ Mrs Queen Takes The Train is the debut novel of William Kuhn, a biographer and historian whose work inside the Royal Archives of Windsor Castle and speaking to courtiers inspired this fictional peek into the life of The Queen.

Review of "Mrs. Queen Takes the Train: A Novel" by William Kuhn Queen Elizabeth is feeling a bit low when she walks over to her London stables to visit her horses on a particularly blustery day. Young Rebecca, who tends the horses, lends the sovereign her hoody jacket and soon afterwards the unrecognizable Queen takes off for Scotland to visit.

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