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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"As far as Sisi's expectations are concerned, they have given me great
reassurance, great joy," Ludovika wrote, but added, "You say that they have freed
you from many a worry — were these worries related to the physical or the moral
She wrote to her mother in Possenhofen, "I hear the King has gone away again. If
only he would pay a little more attention to the government, now that times are so
bad!"24 During these worrisome days, the Empress was in Vienna, by her ...
Sisi, for her part, wrote to her husband about her (only) official visiting day on
Wight — "the most fatiguing day of the whole trip," she noted. "The Queen was
very friendly, said nothing unpleasant, but I do not care for her. ... I was altogether
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