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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I held the dear child's head, the chamberwoman Pilat held her knees, and the
midwife held her from behind. Finally, after a few good long labor pains, the head
appeared, and immediately after that, the child was born (after three o'clock) and
Sisi's later complaints that the child had been taken from her right after the birth
must, however, be taken with certain reservations. At least during the first few
weeks after the birth, matters cannot have been quite so bad. Three weeks after
Nor did she conceal the fact that she was determined to see this child treated
differently from her older children, who were raised by Archduchess Sophie.
About three months before the expected birth, Elisabeth left Vienna and settled in
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