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12:23 Paris, 31st August 1997

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August 1997. Diana Spencer and her lover are visiting Paris. An international fixer puts a team in place to watch the Princess. Branch man John Harper, Ritz hotel deputy director of security Henri Paul and paparazzo supreme James Andanson are their surveillance targets. But they are not the only ones watching Spencer.
Paperback, 235 pages
Published 2007 by faber & faber
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Jul 13, 2012 Gerry rated it it was ok
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
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Book looking a conspiracy theories on the death of the Lady Diana S and how they would have worked out if real. Does not quite come up with a reason though. Rather dark and depressing rather than looking a road safety rules such as wearing a seat belt.
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McNamee 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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