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6 edition of The story of Buckingham Palace found in the catalog.

The story of Buckingham Palace

by Bruce Graeme

  • 29 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Howard Baker in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Buckingham Palace (London, England),
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Dwellings,
    • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [145]

      Statement[by] Bruce Graeme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA687.B9 J4 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p., 16 plates.
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4062428M
      ISBN 100093004508
      LC Control Number79595775

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      A solid character analysis for 'Buckingham Palace', District Six might unpack the complex and seemingly conflicting identities of the District Six denizens. Mary is deeply religious and the owner. The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace – but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and monsters.

      "District Six was an area of Cape Town that was inhabited by poor people of different racial backgrounds, but particularly Coloureds and Malays, until the s. This novel tells the story over 15 years of a group of people who lived in a row of houses called Buckingham Palace. Slowly their lives become affected by the Group Areas Act, which designated District Six as a white-only district.   In his new book, Buckingham Palace: The Interiors (Rizzoli USA), Hicks takes readers on a lush tour inside Buckingham Palace—with the permission of .


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