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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woman with punctilious respect for outward form, she was, for all practical
purposes, assigned the job of governess to the young Empress. From the first
moment, Sisi took an intense dislike to Countess Esterhazy, who was viewed
critically by ...
Since the transfer of the throne in Olmiitz, Ferdinand had retired completely from
politics in order to avoid any difficulties with both the young Emperor and with the
"secret Empress," Archduchess Sophie. He did not come to Vienna even for the ...
this elevation above the crowd, was something the young Empress could not
deal with at all. She could not reconcile the discrepancies between her turbulent
but loving family life in Bavaria and the exalted existence of an imperial majesty.
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