A Mere Passing Shadow

A Mere Passing Shadow : The Tragedy of Frederick III, German Emperor

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A two-act drama based around the illness and death of Frederick III, son-in-law of Queen Victoria, who reigned as German Emperor for only three months in 1888. The other characters include his wife Victoria, German Empress; their son William, who succeeded him as Emperor; Queen Victoria, the Empress's mother; the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII; Prince Bismarck, German Chancellor; and Dr Morell Mackenzie, the British doctor in charge of the case. The title comes from a letter written by the Empress to Queen Victoria in which she says she thinks 'people in general consider us a mere passing shadow, soon to be replaced by reality in the shape of William'show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 7.87mm | 358.34g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507873336
  • 9781507873335
  • 1,851,294

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