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READ ½ All for Love A Novel Ü 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 the aged emperor Franz Joseph Her lover was Second Lieutenant GéAtirical 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. A novel based on the liaison of Louise daughter of King Leopoldo II of Belgium married to a prince and Geza Mattachich a soldier The novel read like a soap opera These two people had no clue about money and common sense They did whatever they wanted without thinking there could be conseuences A fun read but not a must

All for Love A NovelAtirical 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. A novel based on the liaison of Louise daughter of King Leopoldo II of Belgium married to a prince and Geza Mattachich a soldier The novel read like a soap opera These two people had no clue about money and common sense They did whatever they wanted without thinking there could be conseuences A fun read but not a must

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All for Love A Novel õ 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. Louise was the daughter of Leopold II of Belgium wife of Philip of Saxe Coburg known in Vienna as Fatso sister in law of the King of Bulgaria sister of Stephanie widow of Crown Prince Rudolph so when she took up with a thoroughly unsuitable Croatian uhlan as opposed to some uiet affair everyone could stomach things hit the fan They circled Europe's increasingly dingy spa towns burning through truly extraordinary sums of ill gotten Belgian Congolese money until the family cut her off leading to fraud anti Semitic libel against their bankers at the height of the Dreyfus case fear of another Mayerling military prison a private lunatic asylum impregnation of a servant at said military prison a psych consult by Kraft Ebbing and escalatingly histrionic screeds by all concerned played out in the popular press until WWI swept away both the social system and the great fortunes that made this kind of scandal exist in the first place Since almost all the participants left conflicting accounts Jacobson wades in to try and reconstruct the last great scandal of the Austro Hungarian Empire FREE DOWNLOAD · RANDARENEWABLES.CO.UK ä Dan Jacobson

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Dan Jacobson ä 1 READ 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 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. Stopped reading about halfway uite interesting story though but written in tabloidgossip magazine style which was very tiring