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Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke

Label
Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France
Title
Dirty Bertie
Title remainder
an English king made in France
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Clarke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paperback edition of the biography of Edward VII and his playboy lifestyle, from the author of the }Merde{ novels, and }1000 Years Of Annoying The French{. Edward loved France, and has affairs with the most famous Parisian women of the time.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 941.0823092
  • 941'.083'092
  • 941.083092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA567
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edward
  • Biography & non-fiction prose
  • Biography: royalty
  • History
  • European history
  • History
  • History
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • France
  • 19th century, c 1800 to c 1899
  • 20th century, c 1900 to c 1999
  • General & world history
  • Victorian Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Biography
Summary expansion
The entertaining biography of Edward VII and his playboy lifestyle, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French and A Year in the Merde.Despite fierce opposition from his mother, Queen Victoria, Edward VII was always passionately in love with France.He had affairs with the most famous Parisian actresses, courtesans and can-can dancers. He spoke French more elegantly than English. He was the first ever guest to climb the Eiffel Tower with Gustave Eiffel, in defiance of an official English ban on his visit. He turned his French seduction skills into the diplomatic prowess that sealed the Entente Cordiale.A quintessentially English king? Pas du tout! Stephen Clarke argues that as 'Dirty Bertie', Edward learned all the essentials in life from the French
Label
Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Century, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023135699
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiii, 385 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780099574323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Label
Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Century, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023135699
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiii, 385 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780099574323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)

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