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    The Land of the Banished

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    2012
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    This book may be one of the most depressing books in Korean modern literature, and to say that is to say quite a great deal. It is also one of the best and most touching as its depressing quality...
  • The Shadow Of Arms Cornell East Asia Series No. 73

    U.S.A.
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    1994
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    A novel of the black markets of the South Vietnamese city of Da Nang during the Vietnam War, based on the author s experiences as a self-described South Korean mercenary on the side of the South...
  • The guest

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    2005
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Based on actual events, The Guest is a profound portrait of a divided people haunted by a painful past, and a generation's search for reconciliation. During the Korean War, Hwanghae Province in North...
  • IYŎ ISLAND

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    1986
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
  • House of idols

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    2003
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
  • A GREY MAN

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    1988
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Choi In-hoon's A Grey Man is a relentlessly realistic depiction of the dilemmas and disillusionments inherited by the generation of Korean intellectuals who came of age in the late 1950s, a...
  • The Voice of the Governor General and Other Stories of Modern Korea

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    2002
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    From the children of a dwarf whose house is torn down by the government to a young man selling his blood for money, the first-person narrators of the stories collected in The Voice of the Governor-...
  • Dwarf launches a little ball

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    2002
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
  • The land of the banished

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    2001
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
  • Playing With Fire

    U.S.A.
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    1997
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    In this work, the smoldering hatred of the Korean War period resurfaces decades later in the form of a ruthless quest for justice. The main character, a successful Seoul businessman, has a secret...

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