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Untold Story

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Great Book- I highly recommend it.

When I read "Untold Story", I thought that it was a good book. I like the idea of a mystery and suspence novel. I didn't like that fact that she never went back to the palace. I thought that it would have made a better ending. This review is my opinion alone. I suggest ...
When I read "Untold Story", I thought that it was a good book. I like the idea of a mystery and suspence novel. I didn't like that fact that she never went back to the palace. I thought that it would have made a better ending. This review is my opinion alone. I suggest that anyone who wants to read it, do it. If not, then that is your decision.

posted by BrookeC1028 on July 2, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

24 out of 43 people found this review helpful.

A similar plot was already written years ago

Maybe 2 or 3 years after Diana's death a similar book was written where Diana survives the crash and hides out having a secret life. The story was just as dumb then as this one is now.

posted by my9cats on June 25, 2011

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  • Posted July 21, 2011

    Loved this book!

    Monica Ali takes a critical look at Princess Diana's complex personal history and unmatched media appeal to present a story about the unexpected survival of a very strong but troubled woman. Diana's life had turned into a perfect storm of psychological longing, isolation, media hype and constant scrutiny that could not be salvaged - not for all the money in the world. One of the most problematic issues standing as an impenetrable barrier to any possible theories of how Diana might have faked her own death would be how she could possibly leave her sons. This question is satisfied both logically and emotionally. In my opinion the author did a very good job of mixing the elements that make a good read and for me that includes a solid writing ability. There are a few passages that I had to sort out, but American English is not quite the same as the Queen's. Sometimes it is nice to have to stretch one's brain just a bit to get the full meaning. This story is one of courage that can convince many of us that no matter how full or empty we think ourselves to be, there is more, much more that we can learn, feel and experience.

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