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17 Carnations

The Windsors, The Nazis and The Cover-Up

Extent: 384pages

Size: 231x153mm

Publication Date:

Price: £20.00

ISBN: 9781782434566

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

The true story of Edward Windsor and Wallis Simpson’s involvement with the Nazi regime, and the post-war cover-up.

The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication, has provoked endless fascination. However, the full story of their links with the German aristocracy and Hitler has remained untold.

* 17 Carnations chronicles Hitler’s attempts to matchmake between Edward and a German noblewoman, and Wallis’s affair with the German foreign minister, who sent her a carnation for every night they had spent together.
*Pro-German sympathizers, the couple became embroiled in a conspiracy to install Edward as a puppet king after the Allies’ defeat.
* The Duke’s letters were hidden for years as the British establishment attempted to cover up the connection between the House of Windsor and Hitler.

Thoroughly researched, 17 Carnations reveals the whole fascinating story, throwing sharp new light on this dark chapter of history.

Publication Date: 09/03/2015

Price: £6.99

ISBN: 9781782434658

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

The true story of Edward Windsor and Wallis Simpson’s involvement with the Nazi regime, and the post-war cover-up.

The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication, has provoked endless fascination. However, the full story of their links with the German aristocracy and Hitler has remained untold.

* 17 Carnations chronicles Hitler’s attempts to matchmake between Edward and a German noblewoman, and Wallis’s affair with the German foreign minister, who sent her a carnation for every night they had spent together.
*Pro-German sympathizers, the couple became embroiled in a conspiracy to install Edward as a puppet king after the Allies’ defeat.
* The Duke’s letters were hidden for years as the British establishment attempted to cover up the connection between the House of Windsor and Hitler.

Thoroughly researched, 17 Carnations reveals the whole fascinating story, throwing sharp new light on this dark chapter of history.

About the Author

Andrew Morton is a leading authority on modern celebrity and royalty, and author of the internationally bestselling biography Diana: Her True Story. Revealing the secret world of the Princess of Wales, the book spent fifty-eight weeks in the bestseller lists, was translated into 35 languages, and inspired films, documentaries and commentaries about the royal family.

Since, Morton has gone on to write No. 1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellers on Monica Lewinsky, Madonna, David and Victoria Beckham, Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie, as well as a ground-breaking new biography of Wallis Simpson, Wallis in Love: The Untold True Passion of the Duchess of Windsor. The winner of numerous awards, he divides his time between London and Los Angeles.

Reviews

  • 'Meticulously researched... the story behind one of the British establishment's most scandalous secrets... 17 Carnations reveals the whole fascinating story.', Daily Telegraph
  • 'A devastating portrait of a boyish prince who was in reality a serial womaniser – until he gave up the throne for his domineering wife', The Mail on Sunday
  • 'Readable and occasionally racy', The Independent
  • 'Mr Morton is given to sensational reporting, and his newest book is no exception.', The Wall Street Journal Europe