The Reluctant Empress
Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
Extremely interesting biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the beautifland mysterious Queen who was the Romantic idol of 19th-century Europe and wasassassinated in 1898.
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Katharina: "I thank Your Majesty. Your Majesty is so gracious — " The Emperor: "
But why won't you be seated?" Katharina: "Paul Schulz won't let me." The
Emperor's laughter is said to have rung out all the way to the antechamber, to the
Her Majesty, full of grandeur, stands before the agitated woman who demands
her child, and speaks to her softly. She tells her that the girl is dead. At that,
Vetsera breaks out in loud weeping: My child, my beautiful child! But do you know
, says ...
Countess Festetics: "Her Majesty left Vienna because she cannot endure the cold
, and we are spending the very worst six weeks in the coldest places, she goes
out even in weather so bad that the wind twice turned her umbrella inside out and
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biography of Empress of Austria — Queen of Hungary + Queen of Bavaria young marriage King Franz Rudolf — Hapsburg line — many deaths, murder, suicide she was anorexic, borderline perso. Interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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