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World Fiction - South Korea -

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Related booklists: World Fiction - Asia, World Fiction - South Korea, World Fiction - North Korea,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha
    If I Had Your Face - by Frances Cha

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241396070 | ISBN 10: 0241396077

    If I Had Your Face plunges us into the mesmerizing world of contemporary Seoul - a place where extreme plastic surgery is as routine as getting a haircut, where women compete for spots in secret 'room salons' to entertain wealthy businessmen after ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
    The Island of Sea Women - by Lisa See

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471183836 | ISBN 10: 1471183831

    A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.   Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miracle on Cherry Hill by Sun-mi Hwang
    Miracle on Cherry Hill - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349143354 | ISBN 10: 0349143358

    Celebrated bestselling author Sun-mi Hwang is back with a heartwarming new novel about renewal and friendship.  This is the story of a man named Kang Dae-su. His whole life is a miracle, rising from poverty to running a successful construction co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Acts by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith
    Human Acts - by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275975 | ISBN 10: 1846275970

    Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnecte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dog Who Dared to Dream by Sun-mi Hwang
    The Dog Who Dared to Dream - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349142104 | ISBN 10: 0349142106

    This is the story of a dog named Scraggly.  Born an outsider because of her distinctive appearance, she spends most of her days in the sun-filled yard of her owner's house. Scraggly has dreams and aspirations just like the rest of us. But each w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vegetarian by Han Kang
    The Vegetarian - by Han Kang

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846276033 | ISBN 10: 1846276039

    Winner: The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Translated by Deborah Smith  Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-mi Hwang
    The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly - by Sun-mi Hwang

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780745343 | ISBN 10: 1780745346

    This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Please Look After Mother by Kyung-Sook Shin
    Please Look After Mother - by Kyung-Sook Shin

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780753828182 | ISBN 10: 0753828189

    Combining a unique setting with universal themes, Please Look After Mother is a beautifully rendered novel about sacrifice, guilt, and the ties of family love.  Please Look After Mother is the story of So-nyo, a wife and mother, who has l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee
    The Surrendered - by Chang-rae Lee

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122977 | ISBN 10: 0349122970

    June Han has forged a life thousands of miles from her birthplace: she has built a business in New York, survived a husband, borne a child. But her past holds more secrets than she has ever been able to tell, and thirty years after her escape from wa ... more

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