Thursday Review: Peach Blossom Pavilion – Mingmei Yip | Ray Noyes

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An often sad but beautifully written and sensitive insight into Chinese prostitution houses.  That the heroine is eventually able to make a new life for herself brings tensions and depth to the tale.  Her character is lovingly painted which serves to put her enforced slavery into a deeper context.  To the Western eye these establishments […]