by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex
Discussion Questions:
1. What do you think is the significance of Charles calling Harry the spare? Is it an appropriate title for the book?

2. The book is divided into three parts of Harry's life. What section stands out the most to you? What was the most defining?

3. Harry was traumatized by his mother's sudden and tragic death at the young age of twelve. How did this affect the trajectory of Harry's life? What could have made a difference?

4. Harry talks about the sibling rivalry between himself and William. What part did this play in their lives growing up? Would you consider it normal sibling rivalry? How did this affect Meghan and Kate's relationship?

5. How would you describe Harry's relationship with his father? Did his marriage to Camilla change anything?

6. Who could have played a part in facilitating communication within the family? Can the relationships be repaired?

7. Harry talks about his deep love for Meghan and their relationship. Are they a good match?

8. The British Media played a massive part in Harry's life and unhappiness. How could this have been remedied? How do you feel about Charles's response to Harry's pleas for help? What do you think about the royal family's relationship with the media?

9. What are some of the factors responsible for Harry and Meghan stepping down from the royal family? Are they better off now?

10 Do you think Harry's account of the Monarchy is accurate? How do you think the royal family would respond? Harry states he still believes in the Monarchy. What's your take on his statement? What's your opinion on royal life?

11. Why do you think Harry needed to publicly tell his story, despite wanting to escape royal life and the spotlight?

12. What was your opinion of Harry and Meghan before reading "Spare"? Did it change after reading it?

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