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As I am a passionate listener of all things Ludwig, this book was a must. I am only a quarter of the way through this 1000+ page bio and am intrigued. The details and proof of all that occurred is staggering, starting with the issue of little Louis' (that's what they called my beloved Ludwig during his childhood) year of birth and ancestry. We are told of all the scenarios and reports from the variety of people around at the time and proof of why one is right and the other wrong. I have his ...more