April 21, 2021

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Jung Chang rewrites Empress Cixi

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Jung-changJung Chang interviewed in the WSJ

Jung Chang has finally found a heroine she can believe in.

Eight years after co-publishing a biography of Mao Zedong with her husband Jon Halliday, the Chinese-British author has turned her attentions to another charismatic despot: the Empress Dowager Cixi, a semi-literate concubine who effectively ruled China for decades until her death in 1908.

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