Cover image of Empress Dowager Cixi UK Edition
Praise for Jung Chang

“An inspiring tale of women who survived every kind of hardship, deprivation and political upheaval with their humanity intact.” Hillary Clinton, O, The Oprah Magazine

‘“Wild Swans” made me feel like a five-year-old. This is a family memoir that has the breadth of the most enduring social history.”Martin Amis, Independent on Sunday

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Book tour dates:

Thurs 18 Sept
Kapittel, Stavanger, Norway
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Sat 27 Sept, 3-4pm
Taiwan
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Sat 28 Sept, 3-4.30pm
Taiwan
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Sat 29 Sept, 1.20-3.20pm
Taiwan
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Fri 17 October, 6.30pm
Durham Literary Festival
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Sat 18 October, 6pm
University of Dundee
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Thurs 30 October, 7pm
Brighton College
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Sat 1 November, 12pm
Buxton Festival
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Mon 3 November, 7.45pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
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Sat 15 November, 6.30pm
Bridport Literary Festival
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Wed 19 November, 7pm
The World Monuments Fund
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About Jung Chang
Small photo of Jung Chang
Jung Chang at a gate of the Forbidden City where Empress Dowager Cixi lived.
Jung Chang is the best-selling author of Wild Swans, which The Asian Wall Street Journal called the most widely read book about China, and Mao: The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday), which was described by Time as “an atom bomb of a book.”
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