Books tagged: tang dynasty

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Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Nebula Award-winning author Walter Jon Williams serves up a glorious novelette-sized mashup of intrigue, cutting-edge biotech, Aymara Indian spies, a Chinese cruise ship, ninjas, Andean folk music, and a tetrahedal menace from beneath the sea. But the greatest threat to our heroes comes in the form of a water ballet company, whose director insists on Total Artistic Control.
Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lin Han wants to honor her sister, but few options remain open to her. Still, she struggles to do the right thing and to keep her sister's memory. Historic fiction taking place during Tang dynasty China.
The Tortoise and the Maiden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Bing Yu meets a magical tortoise at the village well. He gives her good advice and helps her mother. But her father needs help too. As a respectful daughter, of course Bing Yu wants to do everything she can. But what price is Bing Yu willing to pay? This is a historic fantasy, set in Tang dynasty China.
Old Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
Dream of the Dragon Pool -- A Daoist Quest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dream of the Dragon Pool – A Daoist Quest is a multifaceted novel woven around the historical fact of the death-sentence exile of China’s best-loved poet-adventurer, Li Bo (also known as Li Bai, 701-762 A.D.). This is an adventure story of magic and myth that involves the occult powers of an ancient Chinese shape-shifting vampire written in traditional Chinese-style wuxia (heroic) novel form.