A Greater Love: Prince Charles's Twenty-year Affair with Camilla Parker Bowles

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Morrow, 1994 - Princes - 223 pages
For the second time this century, the British monarchy has been rocked by a Prince of Wales's love for a married woman. The Duke of Windsor's love for Wallis Simpson created a constitutional crisis; Prince Charles's love for Camilla Parker Bowles has gravely damaged the reputation of the royal family. In A Greater Love, Christopher Wilson reveals for the first time the true character of Camilla Parker Bowles, and explains why an apparently plain and unintellectual woman should have captivated Prince Charles so completely. This portrait, written with the help of friends, will allow readers to understand the complex nature of Charles and Camilla's ill-starred romance. A Greater Love charts the love affair from its early days over twenty years ago through Camilla's marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles, to the days before the royal wedding when the couple slept together in Buckingham Palace, believing it to be the last time they would do so. It also reveals how the couple have coped with the trauma of the notorious tapes, the breakup of Charles and Diana's marriage, and the apparent decision to scale down the relationship. A Greater Love is impeccably sourced contemporary history written with insight, sympathy, and frankness.

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For diehards who want to know more about Prince Charles and the love of his life—who is definitely not Princess Di—British journalist Wilson redigests 20 years of royal gossip. British expository ... Read full review



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CHRISTOPHER WILSON earned his Ph.D. in humor and works as a consulting semiotician. His first novel, Mischief, was short-listed for the Whitbread Award. He lives in London.

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