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Review: The Court Dancer by Kyung-Sook Shin

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    Aug 5, 2018


Kyung-sook Shin (author of Please Look After Mom) is a giant in the world of Korean literature, and rightly so. In fact, her own translator for this novel, the wonderful Anton Hur (check out our interview with him here), mentioned in an interview that her novel The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness is a ‘perfect microcosm of Korean society’. This kind of praise has been showered upon our author time and again and, with The Court Dancer, this shower will soon become a storm...



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