The Incarnations – Susan Barker

Two souls, destined to be reincarnated together but doomed to be reborn into incompatible characters – a eunuch at the Imperial Court in Chang’an and his incest-borne, prostitute daughter, rival concubines of sadistic Emperor Jiajing, a Cantonese fisherman(boy) and a British merchant at the time of the Opium Wars… and more.

Marvellous – tales of China ancient and modern told by a series of letters from one of the restless souls to a Beijing taxi driver.

Author’s webpage: The Incarnations – Susan Barker

Guardian review: The Incarnations by Susan Barker review – multilayered and masterful by Carol Birch, 13 August 2014