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A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889
A Nervous Splendor Vienna 1888-1889
Author: Frederic Morton
At the chamagne-splashed height of the Viennese carnival, on January 20, 1889, Austria's Crown Prince Rudolf fired a revolver at his teenage mistress. Some hours later he placed it against his own temple. The two shots that range out at Mayerling in the Vienna Woods have kept echoing as the most spectacular suicide of the nineteenth century. May...  more »
ISBN: 139762
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 340

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Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Book Type: Hardcover
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