|Listening Length||14 hours and 36 minutes|
|Audible.com Release Date||July 20, 2021|
Is She Who Became the Sun part of a series?
Shelley Parker-Chan’s debut novel She Who Became the Sun is the first book in a series that reimagines the life of Hongwu emperor Zhu Yuanzhuang, the founder of the Ming dynasty, who was active in China in the 14th century. The book revolves around Zhu, the last surviving child of an unkind peasant father.
Is there romance in She Who Became the Sun?
Overall, the romantic relationship between Zhu and Ma feels surprisingly underdeveloped; but then again, the complex military endeavors, political power struggles, sudden betrayals, and decade-long revenge plots described here require more pages than the relatively simple explanation of Ma and Zhu’s attraction: the
Is She Who Became the Sun a standalone?
She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan is a novel destined for greatness, and greatness will be achieved when the publication date has been reached. Although this is the first book in a duology, rest assured that there’s no cliffhanger, and the book worked well as a standalone.