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The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel: A Novel 2 editions

Cover of: The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel | Maureen Lindley
About the Book

A breathless adventure based on the real life story of Yoshiko Kawashima, Chinese princess turned Japanese spy Peking, 1914. Eight-year-old Eastern Jewel peers from behind a screen as her father, Prince Su makes love to a servant girl. Caught spying by her thirteenth sister, Eastern Jewel's sexual curiosity sees her banished to live with distant relatives in Tokyo, then forced into a passionless marriage in freezing Mongolia. Increasingly isolated, at night she is plagued by disturbing fantasies and unsettling dreams. But she refuses to be pinned down by anyone – least of all a man – and in the dazzling city of Shanghai she puts her thrill-seeking nature to work spying for the Japanese, spurning everything she once held dear... Based on the real-life story of Yoshiko Kawashima, Chinese princess turned ruthless Japanese spy, The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel is an intoxicating tale of sexual manipulation and self-discovery that spans three countries and a world war.

2 editions First published in 2009

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Cover of: The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
2010, Bloomsbury Publishing
The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
E-book in English
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September 1, 2009, Bloomsbury USA
The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
Paperback

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