The Last Waltz

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Shadow Mountain, 2009 - Fiction - 591 pages
16 Reviews
In December 1913, the city of Vienna glitters with promises of the future for sought-after debutante Amalia Faulhaber. But life takes a dramatic turn when simmering political unrest escalates into the most deadly war the world has ever known. Amalia is devastated when her fiance, Baron Eberhard von Waldburg, breaks off their engagement to return to his native Germany and obligatory military service. But she soon discovers that her passion for democracy in an increasingly fascist world has put everything she loves in danger. Her family torn apart and improvished by the war, Amalia must now choose between an idealistic young Polish doctor, who shares her political views, and the wealthy Baron von Schoenenburg, an Austrian Cabinet minister who promises to provide safety and security in a violent, tumultuous time. Reminiscent of Gone with the Wind, this epic novel explores the nature of human character and the elusive seach for love and peace.

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User Review  - Jaycee Limutau - Goodreads

I absolutely got pulled into this era and story. So many likable characters. However, this is a longer historical fiction and you can tell it's going to be a bitter sweet ending but I was getting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

I can't decide if I like this book or not. Right now, I'm leaning toward not. From the very start the main character, Amalia, bugged me. I felt no connection to her and alot of her problems seemed of ... Read full review

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