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Powerless To Amend a Broken World – The Power of Poetry in Guy Gavriel Kay’s Novel – Under Heaven

A woman, exquisitely dressed, spins lightly on her feet, then stops, her back to a man directly behind her. The man pulls her tight and calmly drives a knife through her heart. And so dies Wen Jian, consort to an emperor and so-called most beautiful woman of the age. This scene is from Under Heaven […]