Publication Date: 20/06/2019 ISBN: 9781912054121 Category:

The Prince of Mirrors

Alan Robert Clark

Publisher: Fairlight Books
Publication Date: 20/06/2019 ISBN: 9781912054121 Category:
Paperback / Softback


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Prince Albert Victor, heir presumptive to the British throne, is seen as disastrously inadequate to be king. The grandson of Queen Victoria, he is good-hearted but intensely shy and, some whisper, even slow-witted.
By contrast, Jem Stephen is a renowned intellectual, a poet and a golden boy worshipped by all. But a looming curse of mental instability is threatening to take it all away.
Appointed as the prince’s personal tutor, Jem works to prepare him for the duty to come. A friendship grows between them – one that will allow them to understand and finally accept who they really are, and change both of their lives forever.

Publisher Review

'Compelling and convincing, elegant and assured, The Prince Of Mirrors is that rarest and most elusive of things: a joy to read.' - Neil McKenna, author of 'Fanny & Stella'; 'Clark writes with intelligence, warmth, bravery and wit about big subjects to do with how we choose to live our lives.' - Sue Townsend, author of 'Adrian Mole' series; 'In sculpted, luscious prose Clark tenderly imagines the secret longing of a fated prince and the man who ruled his heart.' - Uli Lenart, Attitude magazine; 'Touching and compelling.' - Gyles Brandreth, author and TV personality;

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