A Six Month Kingdom (Hardback)Duncan Heaton-Armstrong (author)
Hardback 276 Pages / Published: 24/06/2005
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In January 1914 the eccentric adventurer Captain Duncan Heaton-Armstrong, "on the look out for a more stable career", applied for the post of Private Secretary to the newly appointed King of Albania - the German Prince William of Wied. Heaton-Armstrong describes, with vibrancy, directness and humour, a miniature royal court in a desperately poor and remote corner of Europe. As the First World War engulfed the Balkans in August 1914, two royal infants were escorted back to Germany by Heaton-Armstrong, who was promptly made the first prisoner of war. His remarkable account has been edited for this, the first general edition.
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 494 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 22 mm
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