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  • Published: 4 June 2024
  • ISBN: 9781804991565
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $24.99

Spare




The global publishing sensation, the fastest selling non-fiction hardback since BookScan began and a moving portrait of what it's really like growing up in the world's most famous family.

It was one of the images of the twentieth century: two boys, walking behind their mother, Princess Diana’s, coffin. Billions wondered what the princes must be feeling - and how their lives would play out from that point on.

For Harry, this is that story at last.

Before then, Prince Harry was known as the happy-go-lucky Spare to the more serious Heir. But grief changed everything.

At twenty-one, he joined the Army but was soon more lost than ever, suffering from post-traumatic stress and crippling panic attacks. Above all, he couldn't find true love.

Then he met Meghan. The world was swept away by the couple's romance and wedding. But in the face of sustained press intrusion, Harry saw no other way to protect his wife and children than to flee his mother country. Over the centuries, leaving the Royal Family was an act few had dared. The last to try had been his mother. .

Written with raw, unflinching honesty, Spare is full of insight, revelation and hard-won wisdom about the eternal power of love over grief.

  • Published: 4 June 2024
  • ISBN: 9781804991565
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, is a husband, father, humanitarian, military veteran, mental wellness advocate, and environmentalist. He resides in Santa Barbara, California, with his family and three dogs.

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