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    Joseph's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Jan 16, 2016

    The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a South Korean novel told in three parts. Kang is the daughter of novelist Han Seung-won. She has gone on to win the Yi Sang Literary Prize (2005), Today's Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. As of summer 2013, Han teaches creative writing at...

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    Maxwell's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Mar 10, 2016

    The Vegetarian is a very cerebral novel. And yet, it's incredibly affecting. Han Kang is able to explore dark and twisted events--and characters--in a really engaging way...

     

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    Adina's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Nov 05, 2016

    “She was no longer able to cope with all that her sister reminded her of. She'd been unable to forgive her for soaring alone over a boundary she herself could never bring herself to cross, unable to forgive that magnificent irresponsibility that had enabled Yeong-hye to shuck off social...

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    Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 24, 2017

    This book was pretty horrific in the sense of what happened to these kids and different people in the took. I won't lie, I didn't understand some of the ways the author wrote the story but I grasped it's meaning all the same...

     

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    Taryn's Reviews : Human Acts

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    May 04, 2016

    Another powerful book by Han Kang, author of The Vegetarian.

     

    "After you died I could not hold a funeral, 
    And so my life became a funeral." ...

     

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    Elyse Walters's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 25, 2017

    That's it, my next book needs to be comic... erotic...or fantasy.....or maybe a cowboy dancer story.....but -- yikes -- don't read this book before bedtime!...

     

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    Nicole~'s Reviews : Human Acts

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    Oct 27, 2016

    Humanity's essential barbarism is exacerbated not by the especially barbaric nature of any of the individuals involved but through that magnification which occurs naturally in crowds...

     

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    Vanessa's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 20, 2017

    Human Acts was my second Han Kang book, and honestly I couldn't fault it. I rarely give out 5 star ratings, but I just couldn't find anything to dislike about this book. 

     

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    Claire McAlpine's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 17, 2016

    Human Acts is the author Han Kang's attempt to make some kind of peace with the knowledge and images of the Gwangju massacre in South Korea in 1980...

     

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    Hugh's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Dec 25, 2016

    This is a sombre and deeply moving book, which bears witness to the brutal suppression of an uprising that took place in 1980 in the city of Gwangju in the south of South Korea (where Han Kang was born), an event I knew nothing about...

     

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