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12:23 Paris, 31st August 1997

3.47 of 5 stars 3.47  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  2 reviews
As the century grinds to a close, Diana Spencer and her Egyptian lover are visiting Paris. According to some accounts they will become engaged. According to some accounts there are those who will go to any lengths to put an end to her increasingly unpredictable trajectory. There are stirrings in the covert world, and as the Harrods gulfstream bearing the lovers nears Paris ...more
Paperback, 235 pages
Published 2007 by faber & faber
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A somewhat complex beginning with characters flitting in and out of the story in all sorts of capacities makes this difficult to keep up with and sometimes even to follow.

If it wasn't that the scenarion and particularly the ending is so well-known I probably would not have continued but I was intrigued to see how the author spelt it out. It is something akin to a conspiracy theory although it is acknowledged that this is a novel.

Reading it passed the time away but it is not a book I would put on
Brenna Briggs
Controversial and totally engaging book about Princess Diana conspiracy theories. Hard to put down.
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McNamee was born in County Down, North Ireland. He was awarded a Macaulay Fellowship for Irish Literature in 1990, after his 1989 novella The Last of Deeds (Raven Arts Press, Dublin), was shortlisted for the 1989 Irish Times/Aer Lingus Award for Irish Literature. The author currently lives in Ireland with his wife and two children, Owen and Kathleen.

He also writes as John Creed.
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