Daughter of Heaven: The True Story of the Only Woman to Become Emperor of China download epub
by Nigel Cawthorne
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Daughter of Heaven book. She was taken to the palace as a concubine for the Emperor. In this sensational true story, bestselling author Nigel Cawthorne reveals the dark and dramatic story of the only woman ever to rule China; Wu Chao, concubine, manipulator, politician, murderer, Emperor. From her instruction in the art of love by palace officials, to her eventual sticky end, this book opens a window into the colorful world of Tang Dynasty China – a world of sex and of power. Like a cross between Gone with the Wind and Fatal Attraction, you won’t be able to put it down!
Read "Wu: The Woman Who Schemed, Seduced, and Murdered Her Way to Become a Living God" by Jonathan . Nigel Cawthorne does a satisfactory job in depicting the rise and fall of Wu Chao, the only woman who became a reigning empress in the history of the Middle Kingdom.
Read "Wu: The Woman Who Schemed, Seduced, and Murdered Her Way to Become a Living God" by Jonathan Clements for a truly balanced view. It is the best of the bunch. Published on February 23, 2009.
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Nigel Cawthorne is the author of some 200 books under his own name and as Al Cimino, Alexander Macdonald .
Nigel Cawthorne is the author of some 200 books under his own name and as Al Cimino, Alexander Macdonald, Gordon Bowers, Karl Streisand and Opal Sreisand. He is thought to be the most published living author in the UK. He was called to testify to the US Senate over The Bamboo Cage. However, when he stays away from Wu Chao's personal character (and a surprising amount of the time he does and it's not actually irritating), his scholarship on ancient China is remarkable. I have never encountered anywhere such detailed information on how the Forbidden City was laid out, how concubines were prepared for the Emperor, and how the Emperor interacted with them.
She was taken to the palace as a concubine for the Emperor. Using her skill in the bedroom, 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.
The biography of Wu Chao who rose from being a junior concubine fifth class to Emperor of China in her own right and changing the dynasty name to her own. Along the way, she used her sexual wiles and murdered rivals and her own children. Built by Jana Lyon and Sam Lyon Design by Amy Fitter Site architecture by Kayleigh Baker Populated by Gabriel Hourigan.
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Category: Biographies & Memoris
Publisher: Oneworld Publications; 1st UK Edition 1st Printing edition (September 13, 2007)
Pages: 288 pages