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|Length: 432 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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Fascinating account of a tumultuous time in China's history. Makes me want to read more of the history. Lovely writing, beautiful detail.Published 13 days ago by Mary N. Healy
Good story line and seemly historical. Although it seems to me that fact is stretched for the drama. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very interesting story. Learned a few things pertaining to China. Enjoyed this book very much, love Pearl S. Buck books. Very detailed, informational and interesting.Published 1 month ago by Debbie Anderson
Love all of Pearl Buck's writings. Her own life story is also interesting.Published 1 month ago by Marcia Marti-Lundy
Reading about the Empress of the Qing Dynasty, one expects to read of greatness, perhaps because or in spite of Tzu Hsi being a woman. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Meghan
Pearl Buck is a masterful storyteller and this expansive Chinese tale is full of power plays, politics, history, and cultural intrigue that Buck deftly delivers in "prose... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Melissa Whipple
The story is rather empty. No decision is usually made by the empress as she allows others to make them for her. Read morePublished 2 months ago by nilamoon