• Article
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    Books: Tale of Korean atrocity is an emotional triumph

    Ireland
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    17 January 2016
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    Books in 2016: a literary calendar

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    1 January 2016
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    Human Acts by Han Kang; trans. Deborah Smith, book review

    United Kingdom
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    31 December 2015
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    Human Acts

    United Kingdom
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    2016
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country...
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    The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    2016
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    A beautiful, unsettling novel in three acts, about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul Before the nightmares began, Yeong-hye and her husband lived...
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    Literary Translation Prize shortlist announced

    United Kingdom
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    NOV 18, 2015
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    The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    OCT. 26, 2015
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    The Salmon Who Dared to Leap Higher

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    2015
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary poetry
    The life of the salmon is a predictable one: swimming upstream to the place of its birth to spawn, and then to die. This is the story of a salmon whose silver scales mark him out as different - who...
  • The Salmon Who Dared to Leap HigherAhn Do-Hyeon

    The life of the salmon is a predictable one: swimming upstream to the place of its birth to spawn, and then to die. This is the story of a salmon whose silver scales mark him out as different - who dares to leap beyond his fate. It's a story about growing up, and about aching and ardent love. For...
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    The Vegetarian

    United Kingdom
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    2015
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is...

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