Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in Ottawa, Canada, July 2011. (Photo: REUTERS/Chris Wattie)
Award-winning British author Hilary Mantel has caused a firestorm in Britain with comments she made about Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Mantel compared the Duchess to a 'shop-window mannequin'.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the context in which Mantel's words were framed: a critique of hereditary monarchy.