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The Empress of Farewells: The Story of Charlotte, Empress of Mexico By Prince Michael of Greece,

  • Title: The Empress of Farewells: The Story of Charlotte, Empress of Mexico
  • Author: Prince Michael of Greece
  • ISBN: 9780871138361
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Hardcover
  • With the rich historical texture and compelling immediacy of a novel, Prince Michael of Greece tells the story of Charlotte and Maximilian After Charlotte, daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium, married Archduke Maximilian of Austria, brother of Habsburg emperor Franz Josef, they became viceroys of Lombardy Venetia until Italian unification left them without a future.With the rich historical texture and compelling immediacy of a novel, Prince Michael of Greece tells the story of Charlotte and Maximilian After Charlotte, daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium, married Archduke Maximilian of Austria, brother of Habsburg emperor Franz Josef, they became viceroys of Lombardy Venetia until Italian unification left them without a future Shortly afterward, Napoleon III invaded Mexico, installing Maximilian as its powerless emperor In Rome to plead for aid from the pope, Charlotte suddenly went mad, while Maximilian was executed before a Mexican firing squad Drawing on previously unpublished documents from the royal families archives, Prince Michael of Greece delves into Charlotte s life and the mystery that surrounds it The result is a compelling, historically illuminating portrait of a remarkable woman.
    The Empress of Farewells The Story of Charlotte Empress of Mexico With the rich historical texture and compelling immediacy of a novel Prince Michael of Greece tells the story of Charlotte and Maximilian After Charlotte daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium marri

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    1. The sad sad tale of Charlotte, Empress of Mexico The stunningly beautiful daughter of King Leopold of the Belgians, she would marry an Austrian Archduke and embark on a harebrained scheme to rule Mexico Very rarely does beauty equal happiness To see the longer review, please go here epinions content_68374

    2. A couple of times I got bogged down in the history book style, but it felt like halfway through, the author came out of it, and changed his style or something The last half was a page turner Don t give up too soon

    3. I was in love with this book Once I started I couldn t stop reading It told the true story of Charlotte, and how sad that was It was beautifully written and every page flowed onto the next.

    4. This is really well written and reads easily, and I consider it a very accessible introduction to the tragic story of Empress Charlotte However i cannot give the book than 3 stars from a simple reason Prince Michael of Greece is unreliable as a historian In his other books I have encountered numerous some important, some less inncauracies, mixed up names etc Unfamiliar with Charlotte, I cannot judge if the inaccuracies are significant in this book, but they are most certainly there for example [...]

    5. This reads like a bad translation At times really interesting but the writing was frustrating There are repetitive phases and idioms that don t completely fit I ended up returning it without finishing the book.

    6. Un po romanzato l autore scrive pure romanzai ma sostenuto da ricerche poco note su manoscritti e lettere di famiglie reali , di cui l autore membro.rimangono i misteri come mai una coppia giovane e apparentemente innamorata non ebbe figli pensando poi di fondare una dinastia le possibili risposte sono tante, a partire dal matrimonio mai consumato, che spiegherebbe il ripiegamento sulla politica di Carlotta.Quando visito il castelletto, penso sempre ai maltrattamenti che la povera Carlotta sembr [...]

    7. Escrita por Miguel de Grecia Michel de Gr ce La emperatriz del adi s es una biograf a de Carlota, emperatriz de M xico Una mujer muy inteligente y con un futuro prometedor Hija del primer rey de los belgas y nieta por v a materna de los ltimos monarcas franceses acaba por elegir como marido a Maximiliano, archiduque y hermano del emperador de Austria Es interesante observar c mo acaba siendo nombrada emperatriz de M xico y todos los avatares que ello conlleva Adem s el autor a trav s de esta muj [...]

    8. having visited so many places in Mexico where Charlotte and Maximillion lived and visited, I was always fascinated by this beautiful empress and wanted to know about her This book revealed so much of her life and thoughts Prince Michael had access to her personal diaries and correspondence and journals of her contemporaries By all accounts she was a brilliant politician, beautiful woman and devoted wife who lived an absolutely unreal life that was the stuff of fiction than the truth I loaned m [...]

    9. Sad and dramatic story The trouble is, although the story is fact, the people involved come off as trivial as most of Fitzgerald s fictional characters.

    10. In honor of Cinco De MayoIS IS AN INCREDIBLE BOOK Charlotte is married to Maximillian the last Emperor of Mexico.Her story in unforgettable A must read for any history buff.

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