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The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel: A Novel
The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel: A Novel Maureen Lindley 1596917032 9781596917033 An electrifying epic, based on the incredible true story of a Chinese princess turned spy.Peking, 1914. When the eight-year-old princess Eastern Jewel is caught spy
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The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel: A Novel by Maureen Lindley

An electrifying epic, based on the incredible true story of a Chinese princess turned spy.Peking, 1914. When the eight-year-old princess Eastern Jewel is caught spying on her fathers liaison with a servant girl, she is banished from the palace, sent to live with a powerful family in Japan. Renamed Yoshiko Kawashima, she quickly falls in love with her adoptive country, where she earns a scandalous reputation, taking fencing lessons, smoking opium, and entertaining numerous lovers. Sent to Mongolia to become an obedient wife, Yoshiko mounts a daring escape and eventually finds her way back to Peking high societythis time with orders from the Japanese secret service.Based on the true story of a rebellious woman who earned a controversial place in history,The Private Papers of Eastern Jewelis a vibrant reimagining of a thrilling lifea rich historical epic of palace intrigue, sexual manipulation, and international espionage.

Author: Maureen Lindley

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 288

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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ISBN: 1596917032


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