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Unspoken Voices: Selected Short Stories by Korean Women Writers

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BOOK DESCRIPTION The stories in this collection are written by twelve Korean women writers whose experience, insight, and writing skill make them truly representative of Korean fiction at its best. "The Rooster" is a comical revelation of an old man who accepts the truth that Man and Nature revolve around the same immutable natural law. In "The Fragment," refugees who flee ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 5th 2000 by Homa & Sekey Books
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Adam
Sep 28, 2016 Adam rated it liked it
I had some trouble reading this collection of short stories and, for a while, I had some trouble figuring out why. I came to the conclusion that the issue was that of the translator. Each story is adequately translated, although some problematic phrasings or unnatural idiom are present. The main issue, I felt, was that each story - while written by very different authors with very different writing styles - read the same way.

I was pleased with the presence of (as far as I know) nothing but other
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