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POWIEŚĆ arrow My Life as Emperor

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Dodatkowe informacje:
Autor: Su Tong
Stron: 294
Format: 11x18 cm
ISBN: 1-4013-6666-X
EAN: 9781401307936
Rok wydania: 2005
Wydawnictwo: HYPERION
Oprawa: oprawa broszurowa
Gatunek: POWIEŚĆ


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My Life as Emperor

Su Tong


Opening with a child` ascension to the throne of the Xie Empire, Su Tong`s latest novel is a historical tour de force. Charting courtly life, he vividly evokes many characters - the concubines, eunuchs, advisers and protectors - but it is the portrait and narration of the tale by the child emperor, a boy of few talents who is suddenly thrust into a position of power, which is most compelling. Constantly facing a threat from the two step-brothers who covet his position, and unsure of the intentions of his mysterious grandmother, Lady Huangfu, his rule is characterised by fear, incompetence and his own unchecked cruelty.