Athina: The Last Onassis
Peter Thompson

Athina: The Last Onassis

Athina Onassis Roussel has inherited much more than unimaginable wealth from her heiress mother, Christina Onassis. This compelling book explores the legend of Athina’s grandfather, the shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, and examines the legacy that is Athina’s extraordinary birthright as The Last Onassis.

No 20th Century saga features more great names: the Kennedys, including JFK and his widow Jacqueline, the opera diva Maria Callas, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton… The authors travelled the world to interview eyewitnesses, many of whom spoke for publication for the first time.

Book Details:

  • Author: Peter Thompson
  • Published Year: 1996
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: John Blake

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson, born in Melbourne, joined the London Daily Mirror in 1966. He was a Fleet Street journalist for twenty years, rising to night editor and deputy editor of the Daily Mirror, editor of the Sunday Mirror and a director of Mirror Group Newspapers. In 1988 Thompson was the first Mirror Group editor to break ranks and expose the criminality of his boss Robert Maxwell. Thompson’s first book, Maxwell: A Portrait of Power, written with former Mirrorman and fellow Australian Anthony Delano, detailed the publishing tycoon’s rise to power through acts of fraud, deception and ...
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Book Reviews

  • "[An] astonishing exposé of the tangle of political intrigue, unfathomable wealth and sexual misconduct surrounding the richest girl in the world."
    Daily Express