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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Wherever she lived, Elisabeth installed exercise rooms, which she used daily for
long periods at a time. The first news of this innovation, in the 1860s, caused a
sensation — and incredible astonishment. No one could readily conjure up an ...
Among the myths and legends that particularly caught the Empress's fancy was
the story of a legendary Egyptian queen who never grew old and who lived,
veiled, in a mysterious place. Her name had long ago been forgotten. "She"
No one was aware that he had problems. The successor to the throne was
regarded with respectful timidity and with distrust. Valerie once confessed to one
of her Bavarian relatives that, though she lived under the same roof with Rudolf,
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