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  • The Dwarf
    The Dwarf (English, Paperback) Cho Se-Hui

    Focuses on the dark side of South Korea's "economic miracle". First published in 1978, this work talks about the painful social costs of reckless industrialization, and portrays the spiritual malaise of the rich and powerful and a working class subject to forces beyond its control.

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  • Trees on a Slope
    Trees on a Slope (English, Hardback) Hwang Sun-Won

    Hwang Sun-won (1915-2000) is one of modern Korea's masters of narrative prose. "Trees on a Slope" (1960) is one of the few Korean novels to describe in detail the physical and psychological horrors of the Korean War. It is an assured, forceful depiction of three young soldiers in the South Korean army during the latter stages of the war.

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  • The Red Room
    The Red Room (English, Paperback) Bruce Fulton

    Modern Korean fiction is to a large extent a literature of witness to the historic upheavals of twentieth-century Korea. This book contains stories that examine trauma as a simple fact of life.

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  • The Red Room
    The Red Room (English, Hardback) Bruce Fulton

    Modern Korean fiction is to a large extent a literature of witness to the historic upheavals of twentieth-century Korea. This book contains stories that examine trauma as a simple fact of life.

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  • Trees on a Slope
    Trees on a Slope (English, Paperback) Hwang Sun-Won

    Hwang Sun-won (1915-2000) is one of modern Korea's masters of narrative prose. "Trees on a Slope" (1960) is one of the few Korean novels to describe in detail the physical and psychological horrors of the Korean War. It is an assured, forceful depiction of three young soldiers in the South Korean army during the latter stages of the war.

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