“My Splendid Concubine” is based on a true story. A larger-than-life bronze statue of Robert Hart, ordered by the Emperor of China, was placed on the Bund in Shanghai, China to honor this Irishman, and it stood for several decades before the Japanese removed it during World War II and turned the metal into bullets. It took almost a decade to research and write this novel.
#Irish in 19th century #China
Based on REAL #LoveStory
Thanks to his live-in Dictionary
He became China’s godfather of modernism
Lloyd Lofthouse is the award-winning author of My Splendid Concubine [3rd edition]. When you love a Chinese woman, you marry her family and culture too. This is the unique love story Sir Robert Hart did not want the world to discover.
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On 16 January 2016 at 18:08, iLook China wrote:
> Lloyd Lofthouse posted: “”My Splendid Concubine” is based on a true story. > A larger-than-life bronze statue of Robert Hart, ordered by the Emperor of > China, was placed on the Bund in Shanghai, China to honor this Irishman, > and it stood for several decades before the Japanese remo” >
Thank you. I hope you enjoy the story.
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I want this book
I’m glad you want this book. The $0.99 sale runs through Monday, and then the price goes back up to $3.99. :o)