• The Scorpion

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    “God Has No Grandchildren” by Kim Kyung-uk

    Republic of Korea
    23 OCT 2015

    The man took the girl to a restaurant where pork was cooked on charcoal grills set into the tables. He couldn’t remember the last time he had been to a restaurant. He ate nothing and just drank soju, while the girl just ate meat. The man took a handful of cold charcoal and put it in a plastic...

  • God Has No Grandchildren

    / / /
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    The nine stories that make up this collection depict a wide variety of contemporary Koreans navigating a world focused on material wealth and social power, in which family ties have been disrupted...