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He Who Drowned the World

He Who Drowned the World is the sequel to the Sunday Times bestseller She Who Became the Sun. What would you give to win the world?


Zhu Yuanzhang, the Radiant King, is riding high after her victory - one that tore southern China from its Mongol masters. Now she burns with a new desire: to seize the throne and crown herself emperor.

However, Zhu isn't the only one with imperial aspirations. Courtesan Madam Zhang plots to steal the throne for her husband. But scorned scholar Wang Baoxiang is even closer to the throne.

He's maneuverered his way to the capital, where his courtly games threaten to bring the empire to its knees. For Baoxiang also desires revenge: to become the most degenerate Great Khan in history. In the process, he'd make a mockery of the warrior values his Mongol family loved more than him.

To stay in the game, Zhu must gamble everything on one bold move. A risky alliance with an old enemy: Ouyang, the brilliant but unstable eunuch general. All contenders will do whatever it takes to win.

But when desire has no end, and ambition no limits, could the price be too high for even the most ruthless heart to bear?

He Who Drowned the World

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    He Who Drowned the World | Hardback
    ISBN: 9781529043433
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan
    Publication Date: 24 Aug 2023
    Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy - Fiction
    Pages: 416
    Dimensions: 234 x 153 (mm)
    Language: English

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