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Empress of Bright Moon

A Novel of Empress Wu
Lu par : Emily Woo Zeller
Série : The Empress of Bright Moon, Volume 2
Durée : 13 h et 2 min
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There is no easy path for a woman aspiring to power.

A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the emperor's attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others rely on their knowledge of seduction to draw his interest. Young Mei knows nothing of these womanly arts, yet she will give the emperor a gift he can never forget.

Mei's intelligence and curiosity, the same traits that make her an outcast among the other concubines, impress the emperor. But just as she is in a position to seduce the most powerful man in China, divided loyalties split the palace in two, culminating in a perilous battle that Mei can only hope to survive.

In the breakthrough first volume in the Empress of Bright Moon duology, Weina Dai Randel paints a vibrant portrait of ancient China - where love, ambition, and loyalty can spell life or death - and the woman who came to rule it all.

©2016 Weina Dai Randel (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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Amazing read !!

i am a fan of books and movies about this era.
This was perfect. It's as if i was watching a movie, not a single moment of boredom !!

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  • C. Olson
  • 20/02/2019

better than the first book!

i like the storyline and the epilogue. I felt the performer did a better job of emotional range than she did in the first book. It's also refreshing that it isn't constant drama. I prefer books to have both peaceful and dramatic elements in them; this book does well in that respect.

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  • fsutampagirl88
  • 05/04/2018

Ancient China has nothing on GOT!

This book is filled with romance, deception, excitement, and just a taste of life in the AD 600s

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  • Sheryl Kinsel
  • 08/12/2017

frustrating trying cheer for heroine

great performance. I would be caught yelling at our heroine. "you talk too much, DO Something!" LOL! It is a tragedy, the events she has to go through. love it & hate it..? good book.

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