Peach Blossom Pavilion by Mingmei Yip

Peach Blossom Pavilion by Mingmei Yip

Falsely accused of murder, Xiang Xiang’s father is executed, and her mother forced into a Buddhist nunnery. Xiang Xiang, alone and friendless at thirteen years old, is tricked into entering the Peach Blossom Pavilion, where she is given the name Bao Lan – Precious Orchid.

There she is trained in the fine arts of womanhood, studying music, literature, painting, and more importantly, the art of seduction and pleasuring men; and becomes one of China’s most successful courtesans.

However, Precious Orchid is determined to avenge her parents and sets out on a journey to achieve the justice she has sought so long.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Graphic rape
  • Sex work
  • Graphic abuse
  • Suicide
  • Murder
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