Pavilion of Women: A Novel of Life in the Women’s Quarters by Pearl S. Buck for $1.99! @OpenRoadMedia #Kindle Daily Deal!
Pavilion of Women: A Novel of Life in the Women’s Quarters by Pearl S. Buck (Open Road Media) is available today at the specially discounted price of $1.99 on the US Kindle site. * Also on Amazon CA and iTunes iBooks
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The exhilarating novel of an elegant woman’s subversive new chapter in life
At forty, Madame Wu is beautiful and much respected as the wife of one of China’s oldest upper-class houses. Her birthday wish is to find a young concubine for her husband and to move to separate quarters, starting a new chapter of her life. When her wish is granted, she finds herself at leisure, no longer consumed by running a sixty-person household. Now she’s free to read books previously forbidden her, to learn English, and to discover her own mind. The family in the compound are shocked at the results, especially when she begins learning from a progressive, excommunicated Catholic priest.
In its depiction of life in the compound, Pavilion of Women includes some of Buck’s most enchanting writing about the seasons, daily rhythms, and customs of women in China. It is a delightful parable about the sexes, and of the profound and transformative effects of free thought.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.
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