I haven't read it, but I have had the option to download it for 99p. I only take the daily deals and the free books if there's some chance that I'll enjoy the read - life's too short for anything else. So, in answer to your question, no I don't think it's kindle's 'fault' that this author is rich and famous. Kindle may be distorting the market, but it's still down to consumer choice. There have always been, and always will be, people in The Arts and showbiz who have no talent, but who are none the less rich and famous. They seem to be quite harmless.