William, Harry, Charles, and the Royal House of Windsor
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"This family did not have a drop of humanity in it before. I
think I've changed that." --Diana
For all the millions of
words that have been written about the People's Princess, no
one has yet penetrated palace walls to reveal what has
really happened to the Royal Family she left behind ten
years ago. Until now. In the manner of his No. 1 New York
Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The
Day John Died, as well as such other bestsellers as his
Jack and Jackie, Jackie After Jack, and
Diana's Boys, Christopher Andersen (who was consulted
by Operation Paget, Scotland Yard's official inquiry into
Diana's Death) draws on important new sources to paint the
first full portrait of a Royal Family still haunted by the
ghost of Diana.
All the compelling elements of a true
dynastic saga are here: power, sex, wealth, intrigue,
betrayal, tragedy, and scandal. But so, too, is the
Princess's legacy of love and compassion?alive in the sons
who have grown to manhood and are now forging a legacy of
Among After Diana's many stunning revelations:
The many times Diana predicted with uncanny accuracy how
she would die, why she feared for Camilla's life as well as
her own -- and the surprising, never-before-revealed
identity of the woman Diana really felt might one day be
New details about the hours and days after Diana's
death: Charles's reaction the moment he saw Diana's body,
how Camilla dealt with suddenly becoming the most hated
woman in the world, and her secret eight-year campaign to
How William and Harry have dealt with the
public and private pressures -- the troubling influence of
their substance-abusing aristocrat friends; from drugs to
Nazi uniforms to lap dances and barroom brawls, fresh
details about the Princes' wild behavior and the demons that
still haunt them.
How Charles cheated on Camilla as well
as Diana, and the intriguing other women in the Prince of
Despite Charles's heated denials, the
behind-the-scenes maneuvering to make Camilla Queen -- and
the Palace power struggle that rages today.
Operation Paget, Scotland Yard's ongoing probe into Diana's
death -- why, ten years after, investigators were still
shocked by what they found.
The day Charles was asked
point-blank by Scotland Yard if he killed his wife -- and
what he said.
The many beautiful young women in the lives
of William and Harry over the past ten years -- including
Will's longtime love Kate Middleton, her chances of one day
becoming Queen, and why he fears she may meet the same fate
as his mother.
William's obsession with speed, Harry's
hunger for risk-taking, and a shared thirst for battle that
could lead both Princes to combat in Iraq.
information on whether the Queen plans to step aside and who
she really wants to see succeed her on the throne.
Sometimes heartbreaking, often inspiring, always
riveting, After Diana is more than just the first
comprehensive, compelling biography of the House of Windsor
as it is today. It is a bittersweet tale of love, loss,
duty, and destiny. It is the story of a family.
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