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Human Acts

About the E-Books

Author
Han Kang
Co-Author
-
Translator
Deborah Smith
Publisher
Random House, Inc.
Published Year
2012
Country
UNITED STATES
Classification
literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
Original Title
소년이 온다
Romanization of Original
Sonyeoni onda
Original Language
Korean(한국어)
ISBN
9781462910281
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Read

About the Author

  • Han Kang
  • Birth : - ~ Unknown
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Kang
  • Family Name : Han
  • Korean Name : 한강
  • ISNI : 0000000054537103
  • Works : 86
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  • English(English)

From the internationally bestselling author of THE VEGETARIAN, a "rare and astonishing" (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed. The story of this tragic episode unfolds in a sequence of interconnected chapters as the victims and the bereaved encounter suppression, denial, and the echoing agony of the massacre. From Dong-ho's best friend who meets his own fateful end; to an editor struggling against censorship; to a prisoner and a factory worker, each suffering from traumatic memories; and to Dong-ho's own grief-stricken mother; and through their collective heartbreak and acts of hope is the tale of a brutalized people in search of a voice. An award-winning, controversial bestseller, HUMAN ACTS is a timeless, pointillist portrait of an historic event with reverberations still being felt today, by turns tracing the harsh reality of oppression and the resounding, extraordinary poetry of humanity.

Translated Books26 See more

  • Portuguese(Português) Book
    ATOS HUMANOS
    Han Kang / 한강 / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Mongolian(Монгол Хэл) Book
    ХӨВГҮҮН ИРЛЭЭ
    Хан Ган / 한강 / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Arabic(اللغة العربية) Book
    أفعال بشرية
    هان كانغ / 한강 / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century