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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Washing it every three weeks (with always newer precious essences, until
eventually cognac and egg became the preferred mixture) took up a whole day,
leaving the Empress unavailable for any other concerns. The daily regimen of
hair care ...
The older Elisabeth grew, the more strenuous became her struggle to hold on to
her looks. The methods and the time spent on care became ever more lavish. By
constant diets, Elisabeth managed to remain willowy and slender; hours of daily ...
Hungarian became something like a secret code between the two women. After
only a few weeks, Countess Almassy wrote to Hungary, "Ida is delighted with the
Empress's good pronunciation, she is also said to speak Hungarian quite fluently
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