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Author: Andrew Morton Narrator: Lynn Redgrave Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 1994 ISBN: 9780743546492
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The publication in 1992 of Andrew Morton's Diana: Her True Story shook the British Royal family to its very foundations. Initially greeted with disbelief, as time passed, it became clear that the book was, as its title claimed, Diana's true story.

Diana's friends were hopeful that separation from Charles would bring Diana freedom to find happiness. But has it? With her marriage in limbo and her children only occasionally by her side, Diana's position in the royal family is one of increasing isolation. Diana: Her New Life chronicles the secret battles that have raged behind closed doors, and Diana's frustration as she tries to break free from the restrictions of her semi-detached royal life.

Again with unprecedented access to some of Diana's closest friends, Andrew Morton strips away the royal propaganda and reveals how Diana is learning to become a woman in her own right not a puppet of the palace, and shares Diana's private thoughts on retirement from public life, remarriage, the men in her life, and the grooming of Prince William for his future role. Download and start listening now!


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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Elizabeth | 12/1/2013

    " I had to read this for a book report in the third grade. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mansee | 11/22/2011

    " It was quite painful to read about her experiences but the author could have done a better job...somehow the writing style did not hold interest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vikki | 5/9/2011

    " This is what I read and wrote in July 1992 when this book just came out:
    "This book makes me feel sorry for Di. It puts Charles in a bad light. What's wrong with him having a female friend?". "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ian | 5/3/2011

    " My wife got this for Christmas......and I read it sometime later when I was bored. I remained bored. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Fernanda | 5/1/2011

    " An insight in Diana Spencer's life. Very touching and also interesting as a historical document. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ms. | 4/24/2011

    " As with any book of this nature you have to read it with a grain of salt. Fun for a little bit of reading out of my ordinary genre, but all hear say. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cheri | 12/5/2010

    " why did I read this again? oh yeah, that media sensationalism stuff.... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 10/2/2010

    " Interesting to read after I went to see the traveling exhibit "Diana, Princess of Wales". Some parts of the book were repetitive. First in Diana's own words and then again when the narrator, Andrew Morton, told the same story.
    I really didn't know much about her and think now I do? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Luckngrace | 6/18/2010

    " Diana's sadness and loneliness were the themes of this book. Had she lived Diana may have taught the royals some humanity, but this book doesn't do her justice as she tells her story in secret and to line the "friend's" pockets. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karmen | 2/15/2010

    " Finally got around to reading the book. A treat to glean information first hand.

    It was interesting as her death occurred while I was flying back from Europe. "

About the Author

Andrew Morton is one of the world’s best-known biographers and a leading authority on modern celebrity. His groundbreaking 1992 biography Diana: Her True Story became a New York Times bestseller, as did Monica’s Story, 17 Carnations, and Angelina. He is the winner of numerous awards, including Author of the Year by the British Book Awards and Scoop of the Year by the London Press Club. He lives in London and travels extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe in his research for the biographies.

About the Narrator

Lynn Redgrave, a member of Britain’s greatest acting family, is internationally known for her work on stage, screen, and television. As narrator of the World of Philosophy series, she brings to life the timeless and vital themes of the world’s great philosophical traditions.