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    Znajomy świat

    Poland
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    ,,To bez watpienia najsilniejszy glos wspólczesnej Azji". Kenzaburo Oe, laureat Literackiej Nagrody Nobla ,,Potezna refleksja nad kapitalizmem w wykonaniu jednego z najznakomitszych koreanskich...
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    Novel “At Dusk” explores human toll of South Korea’s rapid modernization

    U.S.A
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    May 9, 2019
    In his recent novel At Dusk, celebrated author Hwang Sok-yong explores the human toll of South Korea’s rapid modernization. His story provides a glimpse into the lives of two Seoul-ites: Park Minwoo, a prominent architect, and Jung Woohee, a struggling playwright. Through the lens of Seoul’s urban...
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    To Hell and Back: Modernized Myth in Hwang Sok-yong’s “Princess Bari”

    U.S.A
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    Apr 28, 2019
    IN THE TRADITIONAL Korean myth from which Hwang Sok-yong’s recently translated novel, Princess Bari, borrows its title, the seventh daughter of a royal family travels to the netherworld to secure water to save her dying parents.
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    Die Lotos Blüte

    Germany
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    »Die Geisha« aus Korea – das sinnliche Meisterwerk des koreanischen Bestsellerautors Denkt man an ein märchenhaftes Schicksal, so kommt man nicht sofort auf Kurtisanen und Frauenhandel, doch es ist...
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    ZNAJOMY CZY NIEZNAJOMY ŚWIAT?

    U.S.A
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    Apr 19, 2019
    Powieść Hwanga Soka-Yonga niesie bardzo wyraziste przesłanie. Człowiek w szaleńczej pogoni za coraz większym zyskiem, z chorej chciwości i patologicznej chęci zysku dobił do ściany, poza którą jest już tylko wielkie śmietnisko. Kultura pochłaniających nas, toksycznych i niezniszczalnych, odpadów...
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    Bir çöp toplayıcılık hikâyesi

    Turkey
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    Apr 4, 2019
    Kore edebiyatının önemli yazarlarından Hwang Sok-yong’un ikinci kitabı Tanıdık Şeyler, bir Asya hikâyesi sunuyor. Hwang Sok-yong’un 2011 yılında yayımlanan ancak dilimize henüz çevrilebilmiş bu romanı, çöp toplayıcılığının bile statü haline dönüştüğü Çiçek Adası’nda geçiyor.
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    Reviewed: Hwang Sok-yong - At Dusk

    United Kingdom
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    Jan 30, 2019
    Hwang Sok-yong's story of the Korean archictect who pulled himself up from poverty but left behind him the young girl he loved is wistful, and yet sometimes inscrutable, too - which lends a curiously bitter-sweet element to proceedings.
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    Just how global is the 2019 Man Booker International Prize longlist of translated fiction?

    Bangladesh
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    March 19, 2019
    It’s not so much the individual hits and misses as the fact that large parts of the world are not represented. Are translated books from those areas so poor?
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    Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

    United Kingdom
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    March 13, 2019
    Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’
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    Who to See at Adelaide Writers’ Week 2019

    Australia
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    Feb. 26, 2019
    The literary festival’s new director shares six highlights.

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