Sisi
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(4.7 based on 7 ratings)
  • 1
    The Accidental Empress | Allison Pataki

    The Accidental Empress

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Allison Pataki
    • Narrated By Madeleine Maby
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    (4)
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    (4)
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    The year is 1853, and the Habsburgs are Europe's most powerful ruling family. With his empire stretching from Austria to Russia, from Germany to Italy, Emperor Franz Joseph is young, rich, and ready to marry.

    Could not stop listening

    I could not stop listening to this book! Wonderfully written, exciting and highly emotional. I adored this book and you might just adore it too. After..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 April 2016 by Trudi ()
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    Sisi: Empress on Her Own: A Novel | Allison Pataki

    Sisi: Empress on Her Own: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Allison Pataki
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (3)
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    (2)
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    Married to Emperor Franz Joseph, Elisabeth - fondly known as Sisi - captures the hearts of her people as their "fairy queen", but beneath that dazzling persona lives a far more complex figure. In mid-19th-century Vienna, the halls of the Hofburg Palace buzz not only with imperial waltzes and champagne but with temptations, rivals, and cutthroat intrigue. Feeling stifled by strict protocols and a turbulent marriage, Sisi grows restless. A free-spirited wanderer, she finds solace at her estate outside Budapest.

    Beautifully written stirring book

    Gorgeously written historic novel. A wonderful mix of fact with sympathetically added fiction. A guess at what might have transpired between the event..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 April 2016 by Trudi ()