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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In this society of idle, mutually jealous people, for all practical purposes cut off
from the rest of the world, the atmosphere grew so feverish that the Empress lost
all interest in hunting and in horses for several days — and that was saying a
As soon as Rudolf left his mother's hunting lodge, matters went back to their
accustomed ways. For the second time, Middleton won the cup donated and
tendered by Elisabeth. In all his letters to the Emperor, Rudolf gave no indication
of any of ...
The little railroad station at Wren- bury was given an additional waiting room, for
this was where the hunting party took the special trains that carried them to the
races. An additional siding was required for the horse-transports. Since the ...
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