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Winkelhofer, Eine Feine Gesellschaft

Winkelhofer, Eine Feine Gesellschaft
Disastrous marriage alliances, unruly marriage candidates, secret love adventures, luxury call girls and courtesans, tormented children, unscrupulous educators, bored heirs and playboy princes. Europe's royal and imperial courts in the 19th century was "a polite society ." Numerous scandals rocked the European royal families . But not only the human weaknesses of their Majesties alone led to scandals. The new phenomenon of the mass media always shocked subjects provided the new scandal and gossip . Royal blunders were no longer tolerated. In her new book Martina Winkelhofer tells the stories of glamour princesses who became royal adulteresses, who were put in mental hospitals. Heirs to the throne who sank in the Parisian nightlife. Princes and princesses who had to appear in court etc. etc. "Eine Feine Gesellschaft" - "A fine company " takes the reader behind the scenes of the royal and imperial houses and draws the moral picture of dynasties of Europe on the eve of the First World War. Hardback with illustrations, size 18x25 cm, 300 pages, in the German language only.

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