The relationship between the two Archdukes was extremely bad and their permanent attempts to outdo and humiliate the other one led the Kaiser Franz Joseph to order Leopold Ferdinand to return to Austria immediately. He left the ship in Sydney and went back to Europe. His parents offered him , florins on condition that he leave his mistress. He refused to do so and instead decided the renounce the crown in order to be able to marry her. On 29 December it was announced that the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria had agreed to a request by Leopold to renounce his rank as an archduke. He had used this pseudonym already in the s when he had travelled incognito through Germany.
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Written by an English mother and daughter it is refreshingly lacking in any so-called "expert" opinions and advice. Simply the details of Alice's illness and the bond forged with her mother as she endeavors to reclaim her daughter from an eating disorders grasp. In the end, Alice is not cured but has gained enough of a recovery to enter medical school. Shelves: biography-memoir , health-fitness , young-adult , eating-disorders.
Alice in the Looking Glass was a very honest reflection of a mother Jo Kingsley and daughter Alice and their personal journey through anorexia and ocd. This book so mirrored our own families' years of struggle with this devastating disease. As a mother also Jo's story resonated, often painfully, with me and I was grateful to read her daughter's honest insight into her experience.
I especially appreciated the ocd obsessive compulsive disease angle as this is not often addressed in the typic Alice in the Looking Glass was a very honest reflection of a mother Jo Kingsley and daughter Alice and their personal journey through anorexia and ocd. I especially appreciated the ocd obsessive compulsive disease angle as this is not often addressed in the typical "eating disorder" book. Lain marked it as to-read Apr 17, Shelly marked it as to-read Apr 20, Jennifer marked it as to-read Apr 21, Latria marked it as to-read May 21, Hillary marked it as to-read Jul 22, Michaella rated it really liked it Sep 15, Sarah marked it as to-read Oct 12, Tricia marked it as to-read Oct 12, Kaylee marked it as to-read Nov 06, Stephanie added it Nov 07, John Ervin rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Liz marked it as to-read Jan 05, Caroline Arnold added it Feb 05, Anna added it Feb 22, Trisha marked it as to-read Apr 11, Helena rated it really liked it Apr 16, Carey marked it as to-read Jun 30, Dani added it Aug 01, Jen marked it as to-read Aug 14, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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