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VANITY FAIR: The Little-Known Empress with Striking Similarities to Princess Diana

As published by Vanity Fair by Nell Scovell:Princess Diana_Empress Sisi

New York City, New York – In her darkest hours, Diana, Princess of Wales, could have used a friend like Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The two lived similar lives, a century apart. Both were married off to royals at a young age. Both had to deal with formidable mother-in-laws. And both died knowing that fairy-tale weddings don’t always end in happily ever after.

Allison Pataki’s latest historical novel, The Accidental Empress, makes a compelling argument that Sisi (as the last Habsburg Empress was known) belongs in the exclusive clique that includes Anne Boleyn, Marie Antoinette, and Princess Diana. (Think of it as The First Wives Club meets Game of Thrones.)…

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