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    • The Painter from Shanghai

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Cody Epstein
    • Narrated by: Mary Kane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Jennifer Cody Epstein's epic brings to life the woman behind the lush, Cezannesque nude self-portraits, capturing with lavish detail her life in the brothel and then as a concubine to a Republican official who would ultimately help her find her way as an artist. Moving with the tide of historical events, The Painter from Shanghai celebrates a singularly daring painting style - one that led to fame, notoriety, and, ultimately, a devastating choice: between Pan's art and the one great love of her life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Interesting Historial Novel

    • By Bob E. on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Gods of Heavenly Punishment

    • By: Jennifer Cody Epstein
    • Narrated by: Robert Sams
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In this evocative and thrilling epic novel, fifteen-year-old Yoshi Kobayashi, child of Japan’s New Empire, daughter of an ardent expansionist and a mother with a haunting past, is on her way home on a March night when American bombers shower her city with napalm - an attack that leaves one hundred thousand dead within hours and half the city in ashen ruins.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • narration spoilt the story

    • By dk.bookworm on 12-11-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Painter of Shanghai

    • By: Jennifer Cody Epstein
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In 1913 an orphan girl is delivered to The Hall of Eternal Splendour, seemingly destined to live out her life as a prostitute in its smoky backrooms. Yet one day hope appears in the unlikely form of a customs inspector, a modest man who will take Pan Yuliang as his concubine and introduce her to a glamorous life in 1920's Shanghai: a life of love and of art. But as Pan begins to realize her talent as a painter she also sees that she may lose something even more precious: a life in safety.

    Regular price: $39.14