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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

높고 푸른 사다리

About the Original Works

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Original Title
높고 푸른 사다리
Title Romanization
Nopgo pureun sadari
Title Sub
공지영 장편소설
English Title
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Classification
literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
Author
Ji-Young Gong
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2013
Publisher
한겨레출판
ISBN
9788984317475
Anthology
-
Main Characters
Yohan, Sohui, Father Samuel
Subject/Theme
Love for God, wandering, root of suffering, meaning of human existence

About the Author

  • Ji-Young Gong
  • Birth : 1963 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Ji-Young
  • Family Name : Gong
  • Korean Name : 공지영
  • ISNI : 0000000121485666
  • Works : 60
Plot

While helping Father Samuel’s niece Sohui, Yohan falls in love with her. Meanwhile, He hears from his grandmother about the tragedy of the Korean War, and spends a busy time at the monastery waiting for his reunion with Sohui. Yohan begins to ponder about the meaning of human existence, as he thinks about the wounds of war and love.

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

This is a novel by Ji-Young Gong, published in 2013. It tells the story of a young priest’s wanderings and love for humans and God.

2013년에 출간된 공지영의 장편소설이다. 젊은 수사의 인간과 신에 대한 사랑과 방황을 그린 소설이다.

Translated Books2

  • Vietnamese(Tiếng Việt) Book
    CHIẾC THANG CAO MÀU XANH
    Ji-young Gong / Ji-young Gong / 2018 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • French(Français) Book Available
    L'échelle de Jacob
    Gong Ji-young / Gong Ji-young / 2016 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) Ebook
    Tall Blue Ladder
    Ji-young Gong / Ji-young Gong / - / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century