River of Fire and Other Stories

129,00 

A short story collection in a mastery translation by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton. The book opens with The Toy Shop Woman – Oh’s debut. It’s a story about trauma and the way it conquers our lives. The narration moves in bigger and bigger circles, until we start slowly to make sense of the unusual actions the characters decided to take. Most of the characters are housewives trapped in their current lives and dreaming of escape – at least for a short while. For some, art becomes a form of recluse, for others – night time walks or few bottles of soju.

Oh writes about womanhood, trauma and pain in a way that only few can compare to. She writes about ethereal beauty, depression that makes us see the world as if through a mist. And relief that comes with time.

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Poleca

ISBN

9780231160674

Language

Country

Original title

불의 강

Pages

232

Publisher

Year

2016

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