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Desperate Tigress (Tigress #3)

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Shi Po, a nineteenth-century abbess, has sought the Taoist ideal, enlightenment through ecstasy, all her life, and only one man, Tan Ku Yui, stands in her way of attaining Heaven or Immortality. Original.
Paperback, 342 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Leisure Books
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Jenn Andrew
Jul 24, 2008 Jenn Andrew rated it liked it
Cornered Tigress is another book in the Tigress Series. Shi Po, a teacher of the Taoist teachings as well as one of the greatest Tigresses, finds herself in trouble and unable to return to her household. This installment is about how her cook and one of her Tigress students, Little Pearl, is left behind to look after her house in hopes of her teacher’s return.

The story is still set in Shanghai in the 1800’s and the harshness of life for women is strongly depicted in the author’s next book. Litt
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Jen
Mar 23, 2009 Jen rated it really liked it
So I'm reading the Tigress series in a completely out of order fashion, but hey, it's all making sense regardless. Shi Po seemed to me a frightening, bitter hag scorning the 'ghost people' in the previous Tigress books but here Lee has humanised Shi Po a notch or two, thank goodness.

Frustrated that she cannot become Immortal, Shi Po is determined to end her life for she sees there is no other way otherwise. However, her husband Kui Yu is determined to not have her leave him and their sons just y
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Every time the couple became intimate they were in danger for their lives - I just couldn't enjoy any of their scenes. Also, sorry if I come off narrow minded, but I didn't appreciate all the detailed scenes and descriptions of the womens' bound feet, and then they were starting to do it to a little girl. Just a squick factor for me. Personal rating to remind me not to reread this, if I could give it 0 stars I would.
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