Ferdinand Mount: Princess Margaret, 4 January 2018
Show More Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown.
Fourth Estate, 423 pp., £16.99, September 2017, 978 0 00 820361 0Show More
“... through the book: what if she had married Peter Townsend after all, what if she had married Jeremy Thorpe, another improbable contender for her hand, what if she had become queen instead of her sister? These capriccios melt beautifully into the text, because we are immersed in a land of dreams. Being a communist or a homosexual is no barrier here ...”