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Iron Widow: Instant New York Times No.1 Bestseller

by Xiran Jay Zhao

Instant New York Times No.1 Bestseller Science fiction and East Asian myth combine in this dazzling retelling of the rise of Wu Zetian, the only female emperor in Chinese history. 'This is the historical-inspired, futuristic sci-fi mash-up of my wildest dreams.' Chloe Gong 'Raging against the patriarchy in spectacular style.' Observer, best books of the year 'Think The Handmaid's Tale meets Pacific Rim and buckle up.' Shelley Parker-Chan 'Like its ferocious heroine, Iron Widow is brutal, bloodthirsty and full of rage.' Julie C. Dao I have no faith in love. Love cannot save me. I choose vengeance. The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises - giant transforming robots that battle aliens beyond the Great Wall. It doesn't matter that their female co-pilots are expected to serve as concubines and often die from the mental strain. When 18-year-old Zetian offers herself up as a concubine-pilot, her plan is to assassinate the ace male pilot responsible for her sister's death. But after miraculously surviving her first battle, Zetian sets her sights on a mightier goal. The time has come to stop more girls from being sacrificed.

400 pages.

ISBN: 9780861542116

€ 11.25 

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Date of Publication: 01/09/2022

  
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