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 ...
Sisi's relations to the court and the aristocracy were anything but improved by
these hopes of the Liberals. Sisi's behavior within the family circle also gradually
changed. She was becoming ever less submissive, ever less quiet. She was
resigned; but Sisi withdrew from everyone, sought solitude, wept for days, even
weeks, refused all nourishment, abandoned herself completely to her grief. In
view of her despondency, no one dared openly to reproach her. But the
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