The Last Concubine

The Moon in the Palace (The Empress of Bright Moon Duology Book 1)

Author: Lesley Downer

How do you fall in love when your society has no word for it? “The Last Concubine” is an epic love story closely based on historical events, chronicling 19th century Japan’s extraordinary change from a medieval to a modern country. This is the story of a shogun, a princess and the three thousand women of the women’s palace – all of whom really existed – and of the civil wa….Read More

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