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Shoko's Smile

About the Audiobook

Author
Choi Eunyoung
Co-Author
-
Translator
Sung Ryu
Publisher
Penguin Publishing Group
Published Year
2021
Country
-
Classification
literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
Original Title
쇼코의 미소
Romanization of Original
Syokoui miso
Original Language
Korean(한국어)
ISBN
9780593410783
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Listen

About the Author

  • Choi Eunyoung
  • Birth : 1984 ~ -
  • Occupation : Writer
  • First Name : Eunyoung
  • Family Name : Choi
  • Korean Name : 최은영
  • ISNI : 000000047928130X
  • Works : 10
About the Original Work
  • 쇼코의 미소
  • Author : Choi Eunyoung
  • Published Year : 2016
  • English Title : Shoko’s Smile
More About the Original Work
Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

A bestselling and award-winning debut collection from one of South Korea's most prominent young writers.
In crisp, unembellished prose, Eun-young Choi paints intimate portraits of the lives of young women in South Korea, balancing the personal with the political. In the title story, a fraught friendship between an exchange student and her host sister follows them from adolescence to adulthood. In "A Song from Afar," a young woman grapples with the death of her lover, traveling to Russia to search for information about the deceased. In "Secret," the parents of a teacher killed in the Sewol ferry sinking hide the news of her death from her grandmother.
In the tradition of Sally Rooney, Banana Yoshimoto, and Marilynne Robinson—writers from different cultures who all take an unvarnished look at human relationships and the female experience—Choi Eunyoung is a writer to watch.

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Translated Books4 See more

  • English(English) Book
    Shoko's Smile
    Choi Eunyoung / 최은영 / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Spanish(Español) Book
    La Sonrisa de Shoko
    Choi Eunyoung / 최은영 / 2019 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Chinese(汉语) Book
    祥子的微笑
    崔恩榮 / 최은영 / 2018 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century