Meghan and Harry

Meghan and Harry : The Real Story

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A balanced account of game changes, conflicts and ambitions.

The fall from popular grace of the previously adulated brother of the heir to the British throne as a consequence of his marriage to a beautiful and dynamic Hollywood starlet of colour makes for fascinating reading in best-selling royal author Lady Colin Campbell's balanced account.

Lady Colin knows her royal history and psychology, and as the first seven years of her adult life were spent in the USA she has a foot in both the American and British camps. With unique breadth of insight she goes behind the scenes, speaking to friends, relations, courtiers, and colleagues on both sides of the Atlantic to reveal the most unexpected royal story since the Abdication. She highlights the dilemmas involved and the issues that lurk beneath the surface, as to why the couple decided to step down as senior royals. She analyses the implications of the actions of a young and ambitious couple, in love with each other and with the empowering lure of fame and fortune. She leads the reader through the maze of contradictions, revealing how Californian culture has influenced the couple's conduct. She exposes how they tried and failed to change the royal system by adapting it to their own needs and ambitions, and, upon failing, how they decided to create a new system altogether.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 411 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 40mm | 914g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 pages of images
  • 1916131719
  • 9781916131712
  • 1,547

About Lady Colin Campbell

A London Times and New York Times best-selling author, Lady Colin Campbell's several ground-breaking books on the British Royal Family include Diana in Private: The Princess Nobody Knows, the 1992 biography which first revealed the state of the Wales marriage, Diana's health issues and her ambitions for the future; The Royal Marriages (1993), The Real Diana (2004), The Untold Life of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (2012), The Queen's Marriage (2018); and People of Colour and the Royals (2019). She is also the author of A Life Worth Living (1997); Empress Bianca (2005); Daughter of Narcissus (2009); and, a noted animal lover, she ghosted With Love from Pet Heaven by Tum Tum the Springer Spaniel on behalf of her first dog in 2011.
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