Since Queen Elizabeth II succeeded to the throne sixty years ago Britain has seen huge social, political and economic change. As her people have celebrated the highs and mourned the lows, she has remained a constant and stable figure at the head of the world's most famous Royal Family. Through 12 Prime Ministers, four recessions, wars and a technological revolution, the Queen's determination to carry out her duties and to connect with the public has not faltered. Sixty Glorious Years celebrates her extraordinary ability to have secured a place in the hearts of generations of Britons as the country moves further into the 21st Century.
With rarely seen pictures, this book offers an unparalleled look at the life and work of the woman who looks set to become Britain's longest surviving sovereign.
Victoria Murphy is the Daily Mirror's Royal Reporter. She provided extensive coverage for the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton in April 2011 and continues to travel the world reporting on the Royal Family.
Rarely seen pictures from thearchives of the Daily Mirror. Sixty Glorious Years celebrates The Queen's extraordinary ability to have secured a place in the hearts of generations of Britons.