Island, The


by Lim Chul-Woo; Inrae You & L. Vinciguerra (Trans.)

Island, The

Price:  US$9.93   (SGD12.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 214 pages
Published:  2010, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789810853648
SB#:  050854 (803)

About This Book

With its unique style and heart warming stories, The Island has attracted widespread public attention since it was published in Korea in 1991. The bulk of the work recounts childhood memories and has its primary setting the author's island home. The Island is essentially a novel of remembrance. It is also a novel infused with traditional and still living Korean folk beliefs and folk customs. The novel helps the reader gain a sympathetic understanding of the Korean people and culture and also captures a universal element that links it with other cultures.


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