BULGARIA: Melancholy Princess

Since Boris III, King of the Bulgarians, is a bachelor his eldest sister, Princess Eudoxia, 28, has had thrust upon her by default the duties if not the title of a queen. Eudoxia, by temperament melancholy and reserved, is little known to foreigners. Therefore when the Berlin National Zeitung began to publish her "memoirs," last week, a mild sensation rippled.

Berliners, scanning Eudoxia's autobiography, became convinced that she conscientiously wrote it herself. What "feature writer" would have set down bluntly: "Bulgarian women are naturally inclined to adapt themselves to the reasoning of men....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!