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'That turgid book': Long before Spare, it was King Charles' biography that ruffled royal feathers

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Prince Harry's memoir Spare has become the UK's fastest-selling non-fiction book.

Of course, despite record sales, many have taken issue with the Duke of Sussex laying bare the inner workings of the firm, with some saying family matters are unfolding like a soap opera before our eyes, while the Palace has reportedly been "rattled" by the revelations. Oddly enough, this isn't the first time a royal has published a memoir – or spoken so candidly about their upbringing or frosty relationship with their father.

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