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Hotel Sacher : a novel / Rodica Doehnert ; translated by Alison Layland.

by Doehnert, Rodica [author.]; Layland, Alison [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Seattle : AmazonCrossing, 2018Description: 273 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781503904040; 1503904040; 9781503904033; 1503904032.Subject(s): Vienna (Austria) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction | Hotelkeepers -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 833.92 Summary: Vienna, 1892. At the height of belle époque splendor, Anna Sacher has taken possession of her late husband's hotel, across the street from the famous opera house. At a time when controlling such a business was an opportunity afforded only to men, Ann is as vigilant as she is relentless. Now, under her ownership, the Hotel Sacher thrives amid the tumult of a changing continent. Through its lavish halls stride visitors from all walks of life, including some of the most glamorous figures of Viennese society---opera singers, princes, princesses---and the maids and manservants who wait on them. Some guests find romance. Some will unearth secrets. And some will discover much more than they expected...
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Translated from the German.

Vienna, 1892. At the height of belle époque splendor, Anna Sacher has taken possession of her late husband's hotel, across the street from the famous opera house. At a time when controlling such a business was an opportunity afforded only to men, Ann is as vigilant as she is relentless. Now, under her ownership, the Hotel Sacher thrives amid the tumult of a changing continent. Through its lavish halls stride visitors from all walks of life, including some of the most glamorous figures of Viennese society---opera singers, princes, princesses---and the maids and manservants who wait on them. Some guests find romance. Some will unearth secrets. And some will discover much more than they expected...

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