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Princess Bari【電子書籍】[ Sok-yong Hwang ]

Princess Bari【電子書籍】[ Sok-yong Hwang ]

<p>In a drab North Korean city, a seventh daughter is born to a couple longing for a son. Abandoned hours after her birth, she is eventually rescued by her grandmother. The old woman names the child Bari, after a legend telling of a forsaken princess who undertakes a quest for an elixir that will bring peace to the souls of the dead. As a young woman, frail, brave Bari escapes North Korea and takes refuge in China before embarking on a journey across the ocean in the hold of a cargo ship, seekin
At Dusk AT DUSK [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

At Dusk AT DUSK [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

AT DUSK Hwang SokーYong Sora KimーRussell SCRIBE PUBN2019 Paperback English ISBN:9781947534667 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Fiction
At Dusk【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

At Dusk【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

<p><strong>In the evening of his life, a wealthy man begins to wonder if he might have missed the point.</strong></p> <p>Park Minwoo is a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighbourhood of Seoul, he has ridden the wave of development in his country. Now the director of a large architectural firm, his hard work and ambition have brought him triumph and satisfaction. But that all begins to change when he receives a message from a childhood friend he once loved. As memories return unb
Familiar Things FAMILIAR THINGS [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

Familiar Things FAMILIAR THINGS [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

FAMILIAR THINGS Hwang SokーYong Sora KimーRussell SCRIBE PUBN2018 Paperback English ISBN:9781947534049 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Fiction
Familiar Things【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

Familiar Things【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

<p>Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea’s glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the city by poverty, is it here that 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive, following his father’s internment in a government ‘re-education camp’.</p> <p>Living in a shack and supporting himself by weeding recyclables out of the refuse, at first Bugeye’s life on Flower Island is hard. But then one night he notices mysterious l
The Shadow of Arms【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

The Shadow of Arms【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

<p>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 Vietnamese, this is a Vietnam War novel like no other, truly one that sees the war from all sides. Scenes of battle are breathtakingly well told. The plot is thick with intrigue and complex subplots. But ultimately <em>The Shadow of Arms</em> is a novel of the human condition rather than of the exploi
Die Lotosbl?teRoman【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

Die Lotosbl?teRoman【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

<p>Denkt man an ein m?rchenhaftes Schicksal, so kommt man nicht sofort auf Kurtisanen und Frauenhandel, doch es ist tats?chlich ein alter koreanischer Mythos, der diesem Meisterwerk zugrunde liegt. Darin entf?hrt Hwang Sok-Yong den Leser in das Asien des 19. Jahrhunderts, in eine Welt des Opiumhandels und der Prostitution: Von der Stiefmutter verkauft, findet sich die 15 Jahre alte Shim Chong pl?tzlich als Zweitfrau eines alten Chinesen wieder. Lenhwa, Lotosbl?te, hei?t sie jetzt, und alles ist
The Guest【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

The Guest【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

<p>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.<br /> During the Korean War, Hwanghae Province in North Korea was the setting of a gruesome fifty-two day massacre. In an act of collective amnesia the atrocities were attributed to American military, but in truth they resulted from malicious battling between Christian and Communist Koreans. Forty years later, Ryu Yosop, a minister living in Ame
Prin?esa Bari【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

Prin?esa Bari【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-yong ]

<p>Legenda coreean? a prin?esei Bari istorise?te cum cea de-a ?aptea fiic? a unui rege este abandonat? de p?rin?i, dornici s? aib? ?i un fiu. C?nd ?ns? regele ?i regina se ?mboln?vesc, ghicitorii le spun ca exist? o singur? cale de salvare: fiica lor p?r?sit? trebuie s? caute apa vie?ii la marginea lumii ?i s? le-o aduc?. Pornind de la aceast? legend?, Hwang Sok-yong ?ese ?n romanul s?u o poveste despre via?a grea din Coreea de Nord a anilor ’90. Eroina ? cea de-a ?aptea fat? ? prime?te de la bu
The Old Garden【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

The Old Garden【電子書籍】[ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

<p>Political prisoner Hyun Woo is freed after eighteen years to find no trace of the world he knew. The friends with whom he shared utopianist dreams are gone. His Seoul is unrecognizably transformed and aggressively modernized. Yoon Hee, the woman he loved, died three years ago. A broken man, he drifts toward a small house in Kalmoe, where he and Yoon Hee once stole a few fleeting months of happiness while fleeing the authorities. In the company of her diaries, he relives and reviews his life,
The Old Garden OLD GARDEN [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

The Old Garden OLD GARDEN [ Hwang Sok-Yong ]

OLD GARDEN Hwang SokーYong Jay Oh SEVEN STORIES2012 Paperback English ISBN:9781609804060 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Fiction