The Black Room

The Black Room


The Black Room

 


by
Christopher Short

  • Author: Christopher Short
  • Type: EPUB format
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  • Edition Language: English


  • He was the Archduke Friedrich Georg,and he lived, during the second half of the last century, in the fantastic castle at Neuheim. Why did he commission the building, at unimaginable cost, of the Black Room: a panelled rococo masterpiece in black ebony and gold-work with gilt furniture? How did he plan to use the room, with its hidden entrance?Was it to further his undercover relationship with Andre, or the other young men to whom he was attracted, or was it a bridal chamber for his future wife, the Princess Anne?Was it merely an escape to counter the tedium of his aristocratic life?Or was it a symbol that he had given into the side of his nature that he so despised?The Archduke, as revealed in the pages of his diary, becomes more and more obsessed with his lavish programme of the sumptuous bed-chamber.

    And as the room nears completion it takes a more and more sinister and mysterious hold on him…