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Publisher's Summary

This exclusive edition features an introduction narrated by the author, and an interview between Andrew Morton and celebrated royal correspondent Jennie Bond.

A reissue of this classic title, updated with never-before-published material from the original taped interviews and with a new introduction by Andrew Morton that reflects on the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the original publication of Diana: Her True Story.

One of the world's best-known biographers, Andrew Morton's groundbreaking and controversial biography Diana: Her True Story changed the public's perception of the British monarchy and became an instant global best seller. When it was first published, the original book was met with abuse and criticism from the disbelieving British establishment and mass media. At the time Diana's collaboration with Morton was a closely guarded secret. It was only in 1997, months after her tragic death, that Morton revealed how the princess was the hidden hand behind the most controversial royal book of all time.

In raw and revealing tape recordings, Diana exposed the sham of her marriage to future king Prince Charles, her eating disorders, her suicide attempts as well as her hope and faith in a happier future. This was royalty unplugged and uncensored, the princess talking candidly about her whole life, from her unhappy childhood to her time inside the royal family.

Sadly a life of such promise was cut short in an underpass in Paris. As a result Diana: Her True Story - in Her Own Words remains her one true testament, the nearest we will ever come to her autobiography. This new and revised edition reflects on the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the original publication as well as Diana's long-term legacy, particularly the lives of her two sons, Princes William and Harry.

©1992 Andrew Morton (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Critic Reviews

"A fascinating book full of new insights into the life and times of Diana.... Deeply personal, candid and sometimes shocking." (The Sunday Times)
"A devastatingly and intensely personal account." (The Independent)
"The definitive account of royalty in the late twentieth century." (The Sun)

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  • ELAINE
  • 08-14-17

UPDATED VERSION - SUCH A FANTASTIC READ

Really wonderful listen. Must admit as a true fan of Diana, I did shed many tears.

It brought everything up to date with the references to William's marriage and children. Harry's charity work and help the hero's and Invictus games.

A wonderful, wonderful listen!!!

7 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Miss V. C. Frow
  • 01-12-18

Very good

Very good. Enjoyed listening to the back story provided by the author at the start and the conversation between him and Jennie Bond. Very insightful and revealing.

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  • linda carpenter
  • 12-16-17

wow

wow what a great book and listening bout her life made me want to cry,but didn't, I don't read books as they make me fall asleep so my very good friend told me bout audio books,now I have a collection of them including this book,its such a great book to listen to and I recommend it for all u people, just wow

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  • J
  • 12-10-17

An interesting insight but a bit repetitive

I's read the original but enjoyed this more up-to-date version and would recommend it to anyone interested

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  • Craig M. Hanson
  • 12-03-17

Interesting

There’s not much from Diana herself & some of the other chapters repeat. her section almost verbatim. It’s also very much from Diana’s point of view do her affairs and suicide attempts are glossed over. Her very suspicious death is surprisingly.not speculated on. A very interesting listen.

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  • Kim
  • 08-31-17

dreary

got to be one of the most depressing diatribes ever. I have not lost my faith in Diana. Princess of Wales. This can only be a script for the return of spitting image. I sent it back. Narrator belongs in a Waitose lift.

7 of 14 people found this review helpful

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  • James fox
  • 07-28-17

absolutely brilliant

had the paper back version of this book for years but never read it. Am so glad I waited, this 20th anniversary edition in many ways takes you full circle; both heart breaking and inspiring. I loved every moment of it....Rip Diana x

5 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Goddess110
  • 11-28-17

good book but horrid narrators voice

The book was nice. A great insight into Diana's life by her.
But the voice if the narrator ilwas annoying and put me off listiening.

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  • Jenny
  • 08-07-17

Her spirit lives on in her sons!

Well written and narrated. God Bless the People's Princess! She helped so many people with her inate kindness and caring.

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  • Louise
  • 10-14-17

Absolutely brilliant..

What a heart-breaking, heart-warming account of Princess Diana's life. So honestly and beautifully told. I thought I might find this I retesting. I didn't expect it to be so mesmerising & moving.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-17-17

the peoples princess

a truely sad and moving story of a lady who touched many people and made them feel
they were not forgotten