King's Counsellor Abdication and War: The Diaries of Sir Alan Lascelles by Sir Alan Lascelles, Duff Hart-Davis
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Tommy Lascelles' never-before-published diaries paint a vivid picture of the pastfrom Edward VIII's abdication to George VI's death and his daughter Elizabeth's Coronation. In between lies an enormous range of events, including World War II as seen from Lascelles' point of view as private secretary to the Royal Family, the Princess Margaret-Peter Townsend affair, and the fascinating relationship between Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the King. These detailed journals are a delight to read as well as being invaluable historic record.