Two Years In The Forbidden City
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Take a journey into the world of China’s most feared Empress. This true story was the first eyewitness account of the Imperial Court written by a Chinese aristocrat for Western readers. It provides an up-close personal view of the notorious Dowager Empress Tzu-hsi in the final years of her reign. Enhanced with rich imagery and additional historical notes, “Two Years in the Forbidden City” is a vivid trip into the grandeur and intrigue of China’s last dynasty. Featuring a new introduction, author biography and afterword by author/editor Noël Fletcher which provides context for this book in modern Chinese history.