The subject matter was interesting - not a very well written book though - scattered readPublished 7 days ago by fast delivery!
The book doesn’t get you immediately hooked, and it requires some time to get invested in the story, but it's revealing of the times. The photos of Rudolf are emotionally moving. Read morePublished 1 month ago by B.R. STANARD
I thought this was going to be straight history. It was not. It's written in a "once upon a time" mode - tedious, old-fashioned and unreadable.. Read morePublished 5 months ago by KatieSparkle
I loved this book and it was hard to put down.I am still looking a similar book, one containing more recent information.Published 9 months ago by diane brawley
A fascinating travel to the 19th century Vienna. A very simple and beautiful way to write different views of history (history of art, of music, of society, of politics etc.). Read morePublished 10 months ago by Lambros Psomas
This is a fascinating, rich, riveting recounting of Vienna and its intellectual and artistic geniuses. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Anne-Marie
Rather than enumerating countless dates, monarchs, generals and battlefields, Frederick Morton confines his writing to a pivotal nine month period in Vienna, Austria; July, 1888 to... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Marianne N.