Simon Heffer

This Tedious Priest

Know The Truth: A Memoir


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You will all by now have heard of George Carey’s memoirs, for the simple and unimpressive reason that he has divulged in them private observations on members of the Royal Family that he has been able to make because of his privileged access to them. I shall deal with that regrettable aspect of his behaviour later, for those comments constitute only a small part of this book, and I ought to try to keep them in perspective.

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