Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

낯익은 세상

About the Original Works

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Original Title
낯익은 세상
Title Romanization
Nachigeun sesang
Title Sub
황석영 장편소설
English Title(Printed)
Familiar Things
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Hwang Sok-yong
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2011
Publisher
문학동네
ISBN
9788954615037
The Series
문학동네 장편소설
Main Characters
Bugeye, people of Flower Island
Subject/Theme
Growth, landfill, poor life, boy’s awakening

About the Author

  • Hwang Sok-yong
  • Birth : 1943 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Sok-yong
  • Family Name : Hwang
  • Korean Name : 황석영
  • ISNI : 0000000121322250
  • Works : 121
Plot

A 14-year-old Dakburi accidentally enters a landfill called Flower Island and lives there. Together with the people of Kkot Island, where poor and dirty places live, he creates his own world among the abandoned things.
By chance, 14-year-old Bugeye comes to live on a vast landfill site known as Flower Island. Together with the people who live in the poor and dirty island, he creates his own world among the abandoned things. 

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

This is a novel by Hwang Sok-yong, published in 2011. Through the life of a boy who lives at a landfill site, the author reveals the inner thoughts and emotions of someone who grows up in a harsh environment.

2011년에 출간된 황석영의 全作장편소설이다. 쓰레기매립지에서 생활하는 소년의 삶을 통해 열악한 환경에서 성장하는 인간의 내면을 깊이있게 드러내었다.

Translated Books9 See More

  • German(Deutsch) Book
    Vertraute Welt
    Hwang Sok yong / Hwang Sok yong / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Italian(Italiano) Book
    TUTTE LE COSE DELLA NOSTRA VITA
    Hwang Sok-yong / Hwang Sok-yong / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Russian(Русский) Book
    Привычный мир
    Хван Согён / Хван Согён / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks3

  • German(Deutsch) E-Books
    Vertraute Welt
    Hwang Sok-yong / Hwang Sok-yong / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Polish(Polski) E-Books
    Znajomy świat
    Hwang Sok-yong / Hwang Sok-yong / 2019 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) E-Books
    Familiar Things
    Hwang Sok-yong / Hwang Sok-yong / 2017 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century