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Sissi: Vita e leggenda di un'imperatrice

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Figlia del duca di Baviera, Elisabetta, detta Sissi, è una delle figure femminili più amate della storia. Andata sposa all'imperatore Francesco Giuseppe d'Austria, fu la sovrana ribelle e anticonformista di un impero che si credeva immortale. Un'esemplare biografia scritta da una valente romanziera.
Paperback, Oscar storia, 342 pages
Published 1996 by Mondadori (first published 1993)
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Michela
Sep 05, 2011 Michela rated it it was amazing
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"Sissi, vita e leggenda di un'imperatrice" - Nicole Avril (1993)


Pensavo di trovarmi di fronte alla solita biografia pallosa e invece mi sono trovata a divorare pagine e pagine della vita di questa donna tormentata ma la cui bellezza attirava curiosi da tutto il mondo; aveva il culto della magrezza (estrema: si cibava per lunghi periodi solo di succhi di bistecca) e il suo girovita non ha mai oltrepassato i 50 cm.Cavalcava per 8 ore di fila e studiava Heine,massacrava il suo corpo in una palest
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Dana Loo
May 24, 2016 Dana Loo rated it it was amazing
Una bellissima e toccante biografia di una figura storica molto complessa e molto diversa dalla Sissi cinematografica che tanti conoscono e amano. Una donna perennemente in fuga da se stessa, narcisista, liberale, sensibile poetessa, forte e fragile allo stesso tempo...
Simona
Nov 16, 2015 Simona rated it it was amazing
Bello e commovente.
Valentina  Vetere
Feb 03, 2017 Valentina Vetere rated it really liked it
Curioso come le opinioni dei recensori differiscano drasticamente fra loro riguardo a questa biografia.. chi la ama e chi la detesta..
Probabilmente sarà più accurata e fedele al vero profilo di Sissi quella di Brigitte Hamann, però io ho amato e apprezzato questa ugualmente tantissimo.
Come tante ragazze, anch'io sono cresciuta con la mielosa ed edulcorata trilogia di Mariska, e proprio per questo desideravo saperne di più del carattere e della personalità di questa particolarissima e ribelle pri
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Feddycake
Feb 04, 2015 Feddycake rated it it was amazing
I've never read a biography before, and I loved this one.
Watching the movies with Romy Shneider I had this idea of how Sissi's life was, but it was not that good, even if she was an emperess.
Anyway, she's one of my favourite historical characters and I loves learning more of her.
Filipe
Sep 14, 2012 Filipe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Possibly to this day Sissi's best biography even if with a slight touch of novelism in it.
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