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Title:Pavilion of Women: A Novel of Life in the Women's Quarters
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Pearl S. Buck
Publisher:Moyer Bell
ISBN:155921287X
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:316
Category:Historical fiction, China, Classics, Asia, Asian literature

Pavilion of Women: A Novel of Life in the Women's Quarters by Pearl S. Buck

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Pavilion of Women: A Novel of Life in the Women's Quarters On her fortieth birthday Madame Wu carries out a decision she has been planning for a long time she tells her husband that after twenty four years their physical life together is now over and she wishes him to take a second wife The House of Wu one of the oldest and most revered in China is thrown into an uproar by her decision but Madame Wu will not be dissuaded and arranges for a young country girl to come take her place in bed Elegant and detached Madame Wu orchestrates this change as she manages everything in the extended household of more than sixty relatives and servants Alone in her own quarters she relishes her freedom and reads books she has never been allowed to touch When her son begins English lessons she listens and is soon learning from the foreigner a free thinking priest named Brother Andre who will change her life Few books raise so many questions about the nature and roles of men and women about self discipline and happiness

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