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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6 The Empress took special pleasure in appearing at the side of another, hardly
less beautiful woman — Lily Hunyady as well as her younger sister, ex-Queen
Marie of Naples. These relationships involved a deep attachment, demonstrated
From London, Berlin, and St. Petersburg, the ambassadors sent portraits of
beautiful women from the very best society: photographs taken in the foremost
studios, artfully arranged, with mirrors, draperies, or scenery framing a lady,
dressed in ...
Ex-Queen Marie of Naples, Sisi's beautiful sister, had already followed the
fashion and (with the help of the House of Rothschild) had bought a hunting
lodge in England. Now she gushed to Elisabeth about the English hunts and
invited her ...
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