The love story between King Carol II of Romania and his long-time mistress, Magda Lupescu, was a subject of great interest in the first half of the 20th century. For several decades sensation-seeking journalists provided eager readers with juicy morsels of gossip about one of history's most puzzling and bizarre romances. Even today, 40 years after his death, many remember Carol chiefly as the international playboy of sensational Western newspaper stories. Herein the full story of the life and reign of one of modern Europe's most complex and enigmatic rulers is told.
|Series:||Contributions to the Study of World History Series , #52|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)|
About the Author
PAUL D. QUINLAN is an Associate Professor of History at Providence College. He is the author of several books, including Clash Over Romania, and is a fellow of the Russian Research Center, Harvard University.
Table of Contents
And Then There Was Zizi
All for Duduia
The Prodigal Son Returns
The Road Gets Bumpy
The Royal Dictatorship