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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couple at breakfast in the pretty writing room, my son beaming and all over the
picture of sweet happiness (praise be to God!), Sisi emotional as she embraced
her mother. At first we intended leaving them again, but the Emperor held us back
Brigitte Hamann. religious questions and as opposing the Concordat. From then
on, one faction placed its hopes in her, while the other — and this was the "
clerical" party of her mother-in-law, Archduchess Sophie — saw her as an
More than either of his sisters, Rudolf was his mother's child. Temperament and
talents, imagination, liveliness, sensibility, wit, a quick understanding — all these
he shared with Elisabeth. Marie Festetics on the fifteen-year-old boy: "The Crown
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