Jung Chang's Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China, brought to you by BBC Arts and Radio 4. Read by Pik-Sen Lim, it was originally Book of the Week in September 2013.
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The groundbreaking memoir Wild Swans was an instant commercial and critical success when it was first published in 1991 and saw Jung Chang swiftly rise to international fame.