The Story of the Purple Lady

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By Olga Kryuchkova

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Japan, Heian period, turn of X-XI centuries. Young Murasaki Shikibu (who shall further become a famous novelist and poet, author of the famous 'The Tale of Genji') comes of age and immediately after that arrives to the court of the Emperor Ichijō... She gets caught up in the whirling of palace intrigues, comes to know love, bitterness of loss and disappointment. In the end, Murasaki becomes the maid of honor of the Jade Lady, the second wife of the emperor.Japan, Heian period, turn of X-XI centuries. Young Murasaki Shikibu (who shall further become a famous novelist and poet, author of the famous 'The Tale of Genji') comes of age and immediately after that arrives to the court of the Emperor Ichijō... She gets caught up in the whirling of palace intrigues, comes to know love, bitterness of loss and disappointment. In the end, Murasaki becomes the maid of honor of the Jade Lady, the second wife of the emperor.

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