Pavilion of women

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The John Day company, 1946 - Married women - 316 pages
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Set in 1938 China, an American priest increases his own peril as he is drawn into a forbidden liaison with a beautiful aristocrat and soon they are both caught in a gathering storm that will not only threaten their love, but also their lives. Enter an exotic world that is on the brink of revolution and on the brink of social change.

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User Review  - aryadeschain - LibraryThing

The beginning of the book was very promising. It is about an elegant Chinese woman educated in the old traditional way. Since she was young, she was taught that women are no more than the ones ... Read full review

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User Review  - CaptainsGirl - LibraryThing

On her 40th birthday, Madam Wu sets in motion changes which she thinks will bring her freedom. By bringing a concubine into her household she sets in motion changes which upset the carefully crafted ... Read full review


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