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Queen Elizabeth's Guide to Life Hardcover

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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-serving monarch, Supreme Governor of the Church of England and the Head of the Commonwealth, has reigned for a record-breaking 76 years. What are the secrets of her success? How does she still approach her day-to-day with such vitality and aplomb, even when culture and society are changing rapidly all around her?

The Queen on fame: When an MP commented that it must be a strain meeting so many strangers all the time, the Queen smiled, "It is not as difficult as it might seem. You see, I don't have to introduce myself. They all seem to know who I am."

The Queen on fashion: In the late sixties when Mary Quant and the mini skirt came to epitomize all that was fashionable, Princess Anne suggested her mother might also consider shortening her hemline. The Queen was adamant, "I am not a film star."