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Two pistol shots rang out on the morning of January 30th 1889... and death made two star-cross'd lovers immortal... At thirty, the Archduke Rudolph was seeking distraction in wine, women, and music-loving life passionately, yet burning it as a thing of no value... Estranged from his sour-tempered wife, opposed to the feudal policies of his father, the Emperor Franz Joseph, he was the centre of a thousand intrigues... Suddenly there was Marie-the Baronesse Marie Vetsera-bewitching, lovely and only seventeen-who fell in love with Rudolph at first sight... and happiness and torment... Terence Young directed a movie made upon this book, starring Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason and Ava Gardner.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • English
  • 1716240565
  • 9781716240560

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