review Ê eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ï Dan Jacobson
review Ê eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ï Dan Jacobson Y boots he was an undistinguished subaltern of dubious origin and extravagant ambition Ahead of them both lay assignations adultery flight the suandering of a fortune not his; not hers either as things worked out a duel imprisonment bankruptcy madness And as well a genuine heroine in the form of canteen worker Maria Stöger who was no less ready than the princess and her soldier to risk all for love With sparkling s. Not something I would normally choose to read I was given this book It is a novel that is about a fascinating historical situation a married Belgium Princess of the Hapsburg court succumbing to the charms of a commoner and abandoning her position for him Basically it's a historical biography based on real events with the details reimagined So it is a fiction work that reads uite like a biography uite unusual The historical context is interesting but I found that it felt uite distanced from the actual emotion of their lives it had an analytical approach rather than an immersive approach It may have been compelling written in the first person from the perspective of the 'lovers' and treated as fiction rather than trying to stay true to all the facts
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All for Love A Novel characters Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ A brilliant reconstruction of the operatic and catastrophic romance of a Hapsburg princess and a lowly cavalrymanIt was a great European scandal she was the wife of a prince the daughter of King Leopold II of the Belgians and a familiar figure in the court of Atirical prose All for Love moves from one end of pre World War I Europe to the other Shuttling between historical fact and fiction between their time and ours it evokes a world in which propriety conceals what is predatory greedy and corrupt Long forgotten Louise and Mattachich have been resurrected and placed along with their few friends and many enemies at the center of a drama that is both extravagant and profoun. Very interesting story about Princess Louise of Belgium's love affair with Count Geza MattachichI enjoyed parts of this book but found it difficult to get into
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All for Love A NovelA brilliant reconstruction of the operatic and catastrophic romance of a Hapsburg princess and a lowly cavalrymanIt was a great European scandal she was the wife of a prince the daughter of King Leopold II of the Belgians and a familiar figure in the court of the aged emperor Franz Joseph Her lover was Second Lieutenant Géza Mattachich Ten years younger than the princess a dashing figure in his fitted tunic and shin.