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본능의 숲에서 교배한 필연은 비애의 씨앗을 뿌리고 통영의 밤바다 바람 속에서는 다섯 딸들의 숙명적 사랑과 배신, 죽음, 원초적 몸부림이 넘실댄다. 삼베처럼 질긴 한의 씨줄과 설움의 날줄은 비극의 천으로 약국집 다섯 딸들을 옭아매는데….

등장인물로 투영되는 나를 발견하고 김약국의 다섯 딸과 그의 아내 한실댁을 중심으로 통영지역의 삶이 그려지고 있다. 인물의 섬세한 묘사와 사실적 성격창조가 아름답다. 짙한 된장 국물같기도 하고 짜지만 감칠맛나는 젓국같기도 한 문체들이 책 하나가득 넘친다. 그녀의 글은 어려운 것 같으면서도 구렁이 담 넘듯이 쉽게 넘어간다. 책장이 어떻게 넘어가는지 모를 정도. 단락마다 제목을 따로 달고 그 이야기들이 엮이면서 김약국의 집안 이야기는 재미
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Paperback, 299 pages
Published March 22nd 2004 by Homa & Sekey Books (first published January 1st 1999)
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