All About Females in the Forbidden City
This book provides what is mentioned in the title -- it tells you all about the women in the Forbidden City of Beijing, China, what they did, how they lived, how they longed for an invitation to the emperor's bed, and what happened when they got their invitation. If they bore a son they received promotion and much in the way of rewards. It tells of their life, the good things and the bad things - litereally all about the females of the Forbidden City, from the empress, the concubines, the maids and the female servants. It is writen in a pleasing relaxed style that will appeal to males and females alike. This is a darned interesting book. Enjoy!
- Electronic book text
- 01 Sep 2011
- Morrisville, NC, United States