The King Maker Louis Greig a war hero and rugby international entered the privileged world of the British royal family as mentor physician and friend to a young and hesitant Prince Albert Greig s influence helped

  • Title: The King Maker
  • Author: Geordie Greig
  • ISBN: 9781444730258
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Louis Greig, a war hero and rugby international, entered the privileged world of the British royal family as mentor, physician and friend to a young and hesitant Prince Albert Greig s influence helped to guide the prince from a stammering, shy schoolboy to become one of the most respected constitutional monarchs.

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    1. King Maker and Facilitator of historyKind biography of Louis Grieg, the man to whom George V turned to out-source the parenting of his teenaged second son. Greig was a complete action man: doctor, p.o.w sports hero. His careful encouragement helped mould a shy, stammering, awkward princeling into a courageous, compassionate leader. Greig knew everyone, knew how to raise helpful funds for royal charities, knew how to ease the blend of all levels of hierarchy, how to connect the very individuals w [...]

    2. A perfectly lovely bookI enjoy reading about the lives of British monarchs and have read many of them over the years. I cannot say enough good things about this one. It was well written, a fascinating look behind the scenes of royal life as seen through the eyes of Louis Grieg, an extraordinary personality. The book is written by his grandson who not only had an inside peek but is clearly enthralled by his grandfather's life story. The elder Grieg had a life rich in talents and experiences from [...]

    3. As mentioned in another review, not at all well-written - something of a surprise, as the author has an editing background. This reader found it difficult to retain interest in parts. The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy is much more engaging (and better written), and I recommend it over this one. A shame, as the subject is an interesting one.

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