Diana: Closely Guarded Secret

Ken Wharfe, Robert Jobson

The 12 months 2017 will see the 20 th anniversary of Diana’s tragic demise in Paris, an twist of fate which could and will were kept away from. This memoir, first released in 2002, even though a united kingdom and united states bestseller, was once no longer with out its media detractors. Following her dying in 1997 I later witnessed from my small workplace in St James’s Palace the push to airbrush her reminiscence. Spin medical professionals busied themselves paving the way in which for the recognition of a girl approximately whom Diana was once accused of being paranoid, whereas associates as regards to HM the Queen accused the past due Princess of Wales of being ‘damaged goods’. the girl in query was once Camilla Parker Bowles, now, as Duchess of Cornwall, the spouse of Prince Charles.

Prince William and his brother Harry have when you consider that rescued their mother’s reminiscence. She single-handedly labored to modernize the British monarchy, and to a substantial quantity accomplished this due to her attractive, funny character and her dedication, a dedication her sons proceed to demonstrate to this day.

I lecture frequently, frequently approximately Diana and my time as her own security officer, regardless of early makes an attempt via my former agency, the Metropolitan Police, to halt the memoir. ahead of its booklet a few 80 books have been written concerning the Princess; many extra were released due to the fact. but Diana: heavily Guarded mystery remains to be considered as an astute and actual account of her existence, regardless of the size of time due to the fact that its first e-book. within the phrases of the well known historian David Starkey ‘This is heritage, due to the fact Ken Wharfe used to be there.’

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