Jernigan, Muriel Molland: FORBIDDEN CITY. New York, 1954. 247 pp. 22x14 cm. Cloth.
A fictionalised account of the life of 'Nala' who was to become Cixi, the Empress Dowager. With much court intrigue and politics plus Cixi's supposed love affair with the Manchu lord Jung Lu. Written by a lady who lived in Peking in the early 20th century. An enjoyable read. Rare.
Subjects: Fiction Beijing
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 375 in printed List 188.
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