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    Reading Korean literature in the era of the Korean novelist

    Republic of Korea
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    Jan 15, 2019
    Korea has a rich and fast-growing library of modern literature. The list of writers of novels, short stories, and other works is long. Korean writers have taken a significant place in world literature. Their translators are also making names for themselves. These Korean writers, some contemporary...
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    At Dusk by Hwang Sok-yong – review

    U.K.
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    Nov 25, 2018
    A Book Reveiw of Hwang Sok-yong's <At dusk 해질무렵>
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    • E-Book

    At DuskHwang Sok-yong

    In the evening of his life, a wealthy man begins to wonder if he might have missed the point. Park Minwoo is a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighbourhood of Seoul, he has ridden the wave of development in his country. Now the director of a large architectural firm, his hard work...
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    Review: At Dusk by Hwang Sok-yong, Scribe

    Australia
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    Oct 1, 2018
    Book Review : Hwang Sok-yong's English translation <At dusk = 해질무렵> Hwang Sok-yong's At Dusk translated by Sora Kim-Russell published by Scribe. In this highly engaging novel, Hwang Sok-yong subtly interweaves the reminiscences of three people, Park Minwoo, Cha Soona and Jung Woohee, whose...
  • At dusk

    Australia
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    In the evening of his life, a wealthy man begins to wonder if he might have missed the point. Park Minwoo is, by every measure, a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighbourhood of...
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    • E-Book

    City of Ash and RedHye-young Pyun

    For fans of J. G. Ballard and early Ian McEwan, a tense psychological thriller and Kafkaesque parable by the 2017 Shirley Jackson Award winner—called "an airtight masterpiece" by Korea's Wall street Journal. Distinguished for his talents as a rat killer, the nameless protagonist of Hye-young Pyun's...
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    The HoleHye-young Pyun

    A 2017 Shirley Jackson Award Winner Named one of the Top 10 Thrillers to Read This Summer by Time magazine. In this tense, gripping novel by a rising star of Korean literature, Oghi has woken from a coma after causing a devastating car accident that took his wife's life and left him paralyzed and...
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    Sora Kim-Russell

    AUG 5, 2017
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    Short review: Familiar Things by Hwang Sok-yong

    Australia
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    JUN 9, 2017
    • English
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    Familiar ThingsHwang Sok-yong

    Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea's glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the city by poverty, is it here that 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive, following his father's internment in a government 're-...

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