Daughter of heaven: the true story of the only woman to become Emperor of China

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Oneworld, Sep 25, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 271 pages
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Daughter of Heaven is the sensational true story of the only woman ever to rule China. She seduced her way to the throne of the most powerful empire in the world, she executed her enemies without mercy, and even murdered her own children for political gain, and she held a ruthless reign of terror for over fifty years. A gripping story of China's Cleopatra: a story of murder, sex, love, power, and revenge.

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User Review  - Kathy Chung - Goodreads

interesting topic. but just too much irrelevant information which side tracked from the main focus. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff Lanter - Goodreads

I'm probably being generous with my score and I'll explain why. This book is about an interesting person, however, it is not edited or written really well. There are way too many typos in this book ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter One THE CALL OF HEAVEN
1
Chapter Three THE LOTUS FLOWERS
20
Chapter Four THE ART OF THE BEDROOM
44
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Nigel Cawthorne is a well-known historian whose book credits include -->-->Vietnam"-->-->: A War Lost and Won, Reaping the Whirlwind: The German and Japanese Experience of World War II", and History's Greatest Battles". He lives in -->-->England-->-->.

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