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By Therese Park

A present of the Emperor is the poignant fictional account of real-life atrocities inflicted upon greater than 200,000 Asian girls by way of the japanese army in the course of global conflict II. This haunting tale is narrated by way of Soon-ah, a Korean schoolgirl whose existence is shattered whilst Emperor Hirohito’s infantrymen abduct her from her village and send her and her schoolmates to a “house of rest” within the South Pacific. right here, on an island with surreal good looks, Soon-ah is compelled into prostitution as a “comfort girl” to the japanese army. This hot account of 1 woman’s persistence of sexual degradation and the unspeakable horror of warfare presents compelling testimony to the energy of the human spirit, the ability of affection over hate, and the last word triumph of desire over despair.

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