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The Last Empress

  • Kartonierter Einband
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'I loved Empress Orchid ... a riveting read' Informationen zum Autor Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she wa... Weiterlesen
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Zusatztext 'I loved Empress Orchid ... a riveting read' Informationen zum Autor Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she was sent to a labour collective! where a talent scout for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio recruited her to work as a movie actress. She moved to the United States in 1984. Her memoir! Red Azalea ! was an international bestseller with rights sold in twenty countries. Her novels! Becoming Madame Mao ! Katherine! Wild Ginger and Empress Orchid were published to wonderful reviews and impressive foreign sales. Klappentext Mass market edition of the hugely popular sequel to the bestselling "Empress Orchid"! which sold over 300!000 copies. This novel sold over 11!000 in original trade paperback and follows the continuing story of Empress Tzu Hsi at the end of the 19th century. 'A wild! passionate! fearless writer' "New York Times" From the bestselling author of Red Azalea comes the much-anticipated sequel to Empress Orchid Zusammenfassung At the end of the nineteenth century China is rocked by foreign attacks and local rebellions. The only constant is the power wielded by one woman! Tzu Hsi! also known as Empress Orchid! who must face the perilous condition of her empire and devastating personal losses. In this sequel to the bestselling Empress Orchid ! Anchee Min brings to life one of the most important figures in Chinese history! a very human leader who sacrifices all she has to protect both those she loves and her doomed empire.

'I loved Empress Orchid ... a riveting read'

Vorwort

From the bestselling author of Red Azalea comes the much-anticipated sequel to Empress Orchid


Autorentext
Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she was sent to a labour collective, where a talent scout for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio recruited her to work as a movie actress. She moved to the United States in 1984. Her memoir, Red Azalea, was an international bestseller with rights sold in twenty countries. Her novels, Becoming Madame Mao, Katherine, Wild Ginger and Empress Orchid were published to wonderful reviews and impressive foreign sales.


Klappentext

Mass market edition of the hugely popular sequel to the bestselling "Empress Orchid", which sold over 300,000 copies. This novel sold over 11,000 in original trade paperback and follows the continuing story of Empress Tzu Hsi at the end of the 19th century. 'A wild, passionate, fearless writer' "New York Times"



Zusammenfassung
At the end of the nineteenth century China is rocked by foreign attacks and local rebellions. The only constant is the power wielded by one woman, Tzu Hsi, also known as Empress Orchid, who must face the perilous condition of her empire and devastating personal losses. In this sequel to the bestselling Empress Orchid, Anchee Min brings to life one of the most important figures in Chinese history, a very human leader who sacrifices all she has to protect both those she loves and her doomed empire.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Last Empress
Autor:
EAN: 9780747593164
ISBN: 978-0-7475-9316-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Bloomsbury
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 432
Gewicht: 358g
Größe: H198mm x B129mm x T26mm
Jahr: 2008