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Author Rose, Andrew.

Title The woman before Wallis : Prince Edward, the Parisian courtesan, and the perfect murder / Andrew Rose.

Edition First U.S. Edition.
Publication Info. New York : Picador, [2013]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  941.084092 ALI    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note "Originally published in Great Britain by Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, a division of Hachette UK, under the title The Prince, the Princess and the Perfect Murder"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-332).
Contents The French connection -- 'Oh for the end of this fucking war!!' -- She-devil -- Royal flush -- Entr'acte -- Honey and roses -- Munira -- Stormy weather -- England 1923 -- Stompin' at the savoy -- Femme fatale -- What the 'yellow press' said --'Horrible accusations' -- Noble rot -- Conspiracy -- The go-between -- The real deal -- The prince over the water -- The 'great defender' -- Curtain up -- Centre stage -- Frail hand -- Verdict -- Show trial with a difference -- 'Mon bebe!' -- Endpapers.
Summary Documents the story of a future Edward VIII's secret 1920s relationship with a Parisian courtesan and the murder of an Arabian playboy whose death was systematically covered up by the Royal family, the government and the British courts.
Subject Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Relations with women.
Fahmy, Marie Marguerite.
Trials (Murder) -- Great Britain.
Scandals -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Conspiracies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Savoy Hotel (London, England)
Added Title Prince, the princess and the perfect murder.
ISBN 9781250040695 (hardcover)
1250040698 (hardcover)
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