• William at 40

  • The Making of a Modern Monarch
  • By: Robert Jobson
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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William at 40

By: Robert Jobson
Narrated by: David Thorpe
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Publisher's Summary

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is destined one day to be king. Determined to serve his country as his grandmother, the queen, has so selflessly done for seven decades, William is the epitome of a loving husband to Catherine and a devoted father to their three children: George, Charlotte and Louis.

In public, William appears calm, balanced and determined. He is passionate about safeguarding the environment and helping to protect species under threat of extinction. The duke and his wife have also worked tirelessly to remove the stigma that continues to mark mental health problems.

In private, however, those close to him say that William, while being a dedicated servant of the Crown can defy his calm family-guy public demeanour.

This is the definitive account—insightful and nuanced—of the life of the Duke of Cambridge as he approaches his milestone birthday. Jobson explores the complex character of the man who will one day reign as King William V. It is the story of the making of a king for our times.

The story of the making of a monarch for the 21st century.

©2022 Robert Jobson (P)2022 Boldwood Books

Critic Reviews

"A landmark new book." (Daily Mail)

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started out well enough

Turned into the Markle story time towards the end so I turned it off.

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loved it

love it and east to listen to and imagine you are there in real life

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William is a remarkable man. Loved this book. He will be a great King if given the chance.

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  • 11-14-22

Problem with sound

Content not produced well sound goes steady the quiet
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  • 07-24-22

Most wonderful

it was such a pleasure to read this wonderfully written book narrated by David Thorpe. The story was honest and uncomplicated, unlike some Royal biographies. I can only hope that it won't be long before William and Kathrine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be ruling this land of ours.