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Charles : the misunderstood prince

Author: Sally Bedell Smith
Publisher: [London], UK Penguin Books, [2017] ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on extensive access to the Royal Family's inner circle, Sally Bedell Smith delivers unprecedented insights into Prince Charles, a man who possesses a fiercely independent spirit, and yet has spent his life in waiting for the ultimate role. Beginning with his lonely childhood, Smith details his intellectual quests, his entrepreneurial pursuits, and his love affairs, from the tragedy of his marriage to Diana  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Charles, Prince of Wales; Charles, Prince of Wales; Charles, Prince of Wales
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Bedell Smith
ISBN: 9781405932790 1405932791
OCLC Number: 1023294607
Notes: "Originally published as Prince Charles"--Title page verso.
Description: xxii, 596 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Sally Bedell Smith.

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Drawing on extensive access to the Royal Family's inner circle, Sally Bedell Smith delivers unprecedented insights into Prince Charles, a man who possesses a fiercely independent spirit, and yet has spent his life in waiting for the ultimate role. Beginning with his lonely childhood, Smith details his intellectual quests, his entrepreneurial pursuits, and his love affairs, from the tragedy of his marriage to Diana to his eventual reunion with Camilla, as well as his relationship with the next generation of royals, including Will, Kate, Harry, and his beloved grandchildren. As this sweeping biography shows, Prince Charles is more complicated and compelling than we knew, until now.

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This great biography is an indispensable guide for anyone eager to understand Prince Charles and the British monarchy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. What an achievement, what work went Read more...

 
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