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    • English

    Best World Literature of 2020

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    November 30, 2020
    Paek, Nam-nyong. Friend: A Novel from North Korea. Columbia Univ. tr. from Korean by Immanuel Kim. ISBN 9780231195607. Two unhappy couples eventually reconcile, and Paek’s story triumphs despite a conventional ending. Officially sanctioned by the North Korean government and often offering subtly...
    • Writer

    백남룡

    1949-
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    Korean Writer
    / First Name:
    Namyong
    / Family Name:
    Baek
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    Friend : A Novel from North KoreaPaek Nam-nyong

    Paek Nam-nyong's Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement begins to investigate the case, the story unfolds into a broader consideration of love and marriage...
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    Friend: A Novel from North Korea

    U.S.A.
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    2020
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Paek Nam-nyong’s Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement...
  • Des amis

    France
    / / /
    2011
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Des amis est un roman de l’écrivain d’origine ouvrière Baek Nam-Ryong. En Corée, il a rencontré un vaste succès au Nord, en raison sans doute de sa tonalité critique, ainsi qu’au Sud, tant il...