Diana: In Pursuit of Love

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Michael O'Mara Books, Jan 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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Diana in Pursuit of Love includes previously unpublished details from the Diana-Morton tapes, it is based on wide-ranging research, and new and exclusive interviews. The definitive book on Diana, Pricess of Wales's last years, by the biographer she herself chose. When Andrew Morton's world-famous biography, Diana: Her True Story was first published, it caused a media frenzy, severely jolted the royal family and the Palace hierarchy, and shook the British Establishment to its foundations. Later revealed as having been written with the Princess's full co-operation, this world bestseller is now widely regarded as her official biography. Yet, it was not the full story, nor could it have been, given the circumstances at the time. This is even more apparent in the light of the events that have occurred since her death, which have been played out under the harsh gaze of the media, once again catapulting Diana's name back into the spotlight. Figures such as her sometime lover James Hewitt, her butler Paul Burrell and Prince Charles's valet Michael Fawcett have emerged, while intriguing comments that Diana made to Morton in taped conversations, and which have never been published, become extremely important in view of subsequent events. Friends, advisers and colleagues, interviewed now, more than six years after her death, feel a far greater freedom in speaking of her than once they did. In what is bound to be seen as the definitive study of the Princess in the most crucial period of her short life, Diana: In Pursuit of Love provides the last word on one of the best-loved figures of our era.

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User Review  - Penny May - Goodreads

Excellent Book. I have always had a soft spot for Princess Diana, this book really brought alot to loght. Read full review

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User Review  - Morgan Sontag - Goodreads

I LOVED this book. It was so sad. My heart went out to Diana. Poor woman. No woman should have to compete with another woman especially during marriage. It makes me question the entire British monarchy. They allow such scandal? Yet, they're royalty. MY ASS. Read full review


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prologue A Grotesque Tableau
chapter one Hard Road to Freedom

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Andrew Morton studied history at the University of Sussex, England with a focus on aristocracy and the 1930s. He is the author of numerous biographies featuring the British Royal Family as well as celebrities including Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, and Madonna. His books include Diana: Her True Story, Duchess: An Intimate Portrait of Sarah, Duchess of York, and 17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History.

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