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The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyŏng by Lady Hyegyeong
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May 09, 09

bookshelves: asia, nonfiction

There were four memoirs, but I only read the first and last. The other stuff was little boring for me since I don't know a lot about the people and the history of that time. The introduction said it's a very well-known book in Korea. She was married to a prince who became mentally ill and was put to death in the late 1700s. I learned a new, cool word. Affine means related to you by family. There was lot about filial piety in this book, very Confucian.

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