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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her family circle.39 But Franz Joseph had eyes only for little Sisi; in a transport of
gratitude, he wrote from Munich to his mother in Vienna, "Never, my dear Mama,
will I be able to thank you enough for having brought about such deep ...
September 1861, during Sisi's stay on Corfu, there was even an attempt to
assassinate Queen Amalie of Greece. Helene's reluctance to undertake the trip
was understandable. But Ludovika knew how urgently Sisi needed help from
For eight years Elisabeth had had to endure the presence of this woman, who
was charged with the task of training Sisi. Now, at last, Elisabeth carried off a
victory. Not only Sophie but also Ludovika were at a fever pitch of excitement. "It
is truly ...
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