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Fun on the dark side AIDAN FOSTER-CARTER Victor Cha THE IMPOSSIBLE STATE North Korea, past and future 530pp. Bodley Head. £25. 978 1 84792 235 9 John Everard ONLY BEAUTIFUL, PLEASE A British diplomat in North Korea 260pp. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. Paperback, £12.99 … Continue reading

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Pak Kyung-ni’s epic novel of Korean history

June 22, 2011 Land is a remarkable and important work in which Eastern and Western traditions fruitfully meet Margaret Drabble Pak Kyung-ni’s novel, Land, opens colourfully in 1897 at the traditional feast of the harvest moon, still one of … Continue reading

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Park Kyung Ni: South Korean novelist

Author whose epic novel, Toji, is regarded as one of the greatest contributions to Korean literature Park Kyung Ni was one of the leading South Korean novelists of her generation. In her own country and abroad, she was best known … Continue reading

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