Imperial woman: a novel

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J. Day Co., 1956 - Fiction - 376 pages
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Fictionized biography of Tzu-hsi, the last empress of China, who was known as "Old Buddha".

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Maybe better than The Good Earth. A captivating tale of the last Empress of China. You are in the Forbidden City with all its mystery, danger, and intrigue. I admit to thinking there were parts that were unrealistic but just a few brief episodes.

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Good and evil mingled in her, but always in heroic dimensions. 3.5 stars. This is the story of Empress Tzu-hsi, who ruled the Manchu dynasty in China for 47 years. In 1852 she was selected as a ... Read full review

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