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A royal approach to book signing

I went along to a talk by Princess Michael of Kent without much idea of what to expect. Her account of life in early 15th century France, as described in her Anjou trilogy, was fascinating and I was very impressed with the graceful way in which she handled problems with her laptop and the sound system.

HRH’s approach to taking questions from the audience was an interesting one, though. At the end of her talk, even when prompted by one of the organisers, she declined to answer any there and then but said that they’d be welcome from individuals as she signed their books!

I suspect that non-royal authors might have met with a dusty response to that.

23 September, 2015 - There are 2 comments on this story

  1. Could make the queue for signatures very slow moving and mean repeating herself a lot.

    Patsy -

  2. The queue in this case wasn’t a long one!

    Maggie Cobbett -

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