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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

그 산이 정말 거기 있었을까

About the Original Works

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Original Title
그 산이 정말 거기 있었을까
Title Romanization
Geu sani jeongmal geogi iseoseulkka
Title Sub
그 산이 정말 거기 있었을까
English Title(Printed)
Was that Mountain Really There?
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999

Author
Park Wansuh
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1995
Publisher
-
ISBN
890101761X
Main Characters
Narrator, older brother, mother
Subject/Theme
Korean War, death, life, confusion about values, life during war

About the Author

  • Park Wansuh
  • Birth : 1931 ~ 2011
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Wansuh
  • Family Name : Park
  • Korean Name : 박완서
  • ISNI : 0000000120207103
  • Works : 80
Plot

In Seoul, amidst the ongoing war, the narrator experiences her brother's death. After the event, the narrator gets married and desperately struggles to make a living, as she endures the fear of life and death. 

Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • English(English)
  • Korean(한국어)

This is an autobiographical novel by Park Wansuh, published in 1995. In this works, the author novelized the pain, wounds, and chaos she experienced from 1951 to 1953, including the Korean War, the death of her brother, and her own marriage.

1995년에 출간된 박완서의 자전적 장편소설이다. 전쟁과 오빠의 죽음, 작가 자신의 결혼 등  1951~1953년까지 경험한 고통과 상처, 혼돈을 소설화했다.

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