Based on a huge wealth of original material this biography provides a vivid insight into the turbulent life of a remarkable individual.
To an extent that has never before been possible Dimbleby tells the full story of the Prince’s childhood and upbringing, his adolescence and adulthood, analysing the public role and illuminating the private man.
At a critical juncture in the history of the Royal Family Dimbleby also examines the relationship between the heir to the throne and government ministers, the armed services, and the Church. In analysing the role of the monarchy, the author also explores the constitutional implications of the breakdown of the Prince’s marriage.
In this vivid, searching and intimate portrait of a life trapped by destiny The Prince of Wales provides a uniquely authoritative account of the man born to be King.