The Bondmaid

The Bondmaid

Book - 1997
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A little girl - Han is sold, aged four, as a boundmaid or slave into the House of Wu, where she grows up and falls in love with the young heir. But the idyll of childhood attachement turns into a nightmare as Han, beautiful, proud and uncompromisingly loyal, struggles against the forces of tradition and tyranny ina large household where patriarchs and matriarchs wield inexorable power, lustful male relatives watch young bondmaids to claim their rightful share of pleasure, visiting monks devise ingenious schemes to combine holy public duty with unbridled private indulgence, and gods and goddesses smile to see the humandrama unfold.
Publisher: London : Orion, 1997, c1995
ISBN: 9780752807508
Branch Call Number: LIM
Characteristics: 343 p. ; 22 cm


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