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By Therese Park

A present of the Emperor is the poignant fictional account of real-life atrocities inflicted upon greater than 200,000 Asian ladies by means of the japanese army in the course of international battle II. This haunting tale is narrated by means of Soon-ah, a Korean schoolgirl whose lifestyles is shattered whilst Emperor Hirohito’s infantrymen abduct her from her village and send her and her schoolmates to a “house of rest” within the South Pacific. the following, on an island with surreal good looks, Soon-ah is pressured into prostitution as a “comfort girl” to the japanese army. This sizzling account of 1 woman’s persistence of sexual degradation and the unspeakable horror of battle offers compelling testimony to the power of the human spirit, the ability of affection over hate, and the last word triumph of desire over despair.

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