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Peony is the cherished only child of the first wife of a wealthy Chinese nobleman. Yet she is betrothed to a man she has never met and as her ...Show synopsisPeony is the cherished only child of the first wife of a wealthy Chinese nobleman. Yet she is betrothed to a man she has never met and as her sixteenth birthday approaches, she has spoken to no man other than her father and never ventured outside the cloistered women's quarters of the Chen Family Villa. Though raised to be obedient, Peony has dreams of her own. But when, from behind a screen, Peony catches sight of an elegant, handsome man with hair as black as a cave and is immediately bewitched by him. So begins Peony's journey of love, desire and sorrow as Lisa See's haunting new novel takes readers back to seventeenth-century China and into the heart and soul of an unforgettable heroine.Hide synopsis
Peony in Love (Random House Trade) – Trade paperback (2008)
Trade paperback, Random House Trade 2008
ISBN: 0812975227 ISBN-13: 9780812975222
Immersed in the richness and magic of the Chinese vision of the afterlife, transcending even death, See's novel beautifully explores the many manifestations of love and addresses the age-old desire of women to be heard.Immersed in the richness and magic of the Chinese vision of the afterlife, transcending even death, See's novel beautifully explores the many manifestations of love and addresses the age-old desire of women to be heard.Hide
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I have read several of Ms. See's other books, and I really liked them. This one I just couldn't get into - the storyline was not what I had expected.
I would like to read her new book however - I enjoyed her "Shanghai Girls".
LIsa See the auther of Peony in love tells an amazing story about Peony, a chinese teenager who was to be married. Falling in love was a lot of the chinese girls dreams when the parents shatter it by making an arrangement marriage. I kind of hate it that she died and had to watch her love with other ...
Peony in Love by Lisa See is the first book I have read in such a long time, which transported me to another time and place. Lisa See sweeps you along into the life of Peony and her culture, rituals and beliefs of ancient China. Lisa See's Peony In Love was the first book by the author which I had ...
IF YOU'VE EVER REALLY BEEN IN LOVE, YOU'LL ADORE THIS BOOK. YOU CAN REALLY RELATE TO THE CHARACTERS IN THIS BOOK WHILE STILL FEELING LIKE YOU'RE IN A FAIRY TALE; BUT WHO REALLY KNOWS.? CAN WE REALLY SEE OVER OUR LOVED ONES AFTER WE DIE?!
I DIDN'T WANT THIS BOOK TO END. AS THE MAIN CHARACTER MEETS UP ...
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