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Show me the Money

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-08-2020

I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. Thankfully the author brought up the subject of the Proctor and Gamble dishwashing ad, the one which Meghan claimed she got changed by writing to the Company , Hillary Clinton etc and complaining it was sexist. Did she really believe she was the only female in America offended by the ad . I'm with the author and would expect they got loads of complaints about an ad that suggested only women did the dishwashing. The book does a bit of name dropping, repeats itself a bit too often and bringing up Toni Blair and the author's dislike of him was a bit of trivia. The book paints Meghan as a smart operator and grafter and it's all about making Money. Why work for the Queen and not get paid when across the pond you could cash in big time as a Royal and dress it up with a but of Philanthropy so you look caring. Meghan was the one who organised the American law and talent representatives going behind Buckingham Palace Officials. Meghan spent a considerable amount of money on cloths funded by Prince Charles. She was the one telling Harry they could makes so much Money . Marrying into the British Royal family is not for the faint hearted but according to the book, this was a stepping stone for Meghan to become much more high profile. Royals are not celebrities which Meghan was unable to adapt to. The author suggesting Meghan had dreams of becoming at some stage the President of the USA is highly fanciful and ludicrous as were a few other assertiation in the book. Harry is depicted as wanting to please his wife, desperately in love with her and willing to give up a lot for her. It is worrying that she has managed to separate him from his family and his royal life, relocate to another country via Canada and have no concrete plans of where to from here. Megan's only family is her Mum. The story is at best a very sad one for both these people. Meghan did not really try and understand the role of the Queen and her family in Britain and the Commonwealth, she never even resided long enough in the UK to become a British Citizen and Harry can not work in the USA until he get USA residency. If he becomes a citizen of the USA he loses his royal title. It is very messy and I'll conceived move even if Meghan was really struggling to cope in the UK. I enjoyed the narration of the book and the language although I disagreed with some of the assertions of the author because they were way to fanciful. What happens to Meghan, Harry and Archie is anyone's guess but I think Harry is in trouble.

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Nothing new here

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-2020

The majority of the content of this book is a rehash from books and media articles about Dianna, Charles, Nanny Powell, Barbara Barnes etc. The reader has a lovely voice but makes some atrocious pronunciations of some words and names which I found extraordinary and then very irritating to the point I thought a computerized voice was reading the book. All in all I would say save your money, it's dreary.

One of the best

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-11-2019

I was shocked, saddened, laughed out loud and astonished by the author's memoir. The author narration of her book was superb.

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Save your money

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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-10-2019

This book is all over the place with way too much detail given to unnecessary and and boring information. The reader is excellent but the story is a shambles. Not sure what the authors aim of writing the book was. Cannot recommend at all.

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Excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-2018

Beautiful story and wonderful narration. The book the first TV series Call the Midwife was based on.

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Disappointing

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-2018

From the description given and reviews I thought I would enjoy this book but was very disappointed. Story begins in the future with the death of Queen Elizabeth II but quickly reverts to the past covering the last 20 or so years. Same old tired story garnered mainly from the tabloid stories published. I cannot recommend this book. If you want to read a good book about the Monarchy then I recommend Queen Elizabeth by Robert Hartman which is factual and insightful.

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