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Kyung-sook Shin

3.73 of 5 Votes: 5
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I'll Be Right There (2014)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is a coming of age story from a best selling Korean writer. She wrote of the college students in the 1970s and 1980s who protested the strong-arm dictatorship. It is difficult to write a positive novel of youthful protest. The young have energy and optimism and believe th...
Please Look After Mom (2008)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: COMMENTO : Questo libro narra un dramma famigliare ed inizia con la scomparsa di una madre.Attraverso il racconto impariamo a conoscere questa donna semplice e determinata, che ha annullato se stessa, vivendo per la famiglia, come molte donne di tante altre famiglie.L'amara lezio...
Primavera helada (2013)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: High four star review. Great coming of age tale set in late 1980s South Korea. Yoon, our main character, moves away when her mother becomes terminally ill and leaves her close friend Dahn behind. She meets two new friends at college, who are facing their own deep losses. This...
Będę tam (2012)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Yayy. I'm done with the book. I wanna read it again though in one sitting. Sigh. It's bitin. I can't compare it with Please Look After Mom. Both were good. This one though is something that I am more familiar with. Perhaps because the characters are nearer my age. And I have to a...
Io ci sarò (2014)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: It is the mid 1980's in South Korea and Jung Yoon is a young college girl finding her way to a new life in the big city. She is on her own for the first time and has left the safe haven of her cousins apartment. She is alone and she is lonely and learns quickly that these are two...
Please Look After Mother (2008)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This was one of those book club selections that I probably wouldn't have picked up on my own, but it certainly inspired plenty of discussion! Most of the discussion focused on the character of Mom, a Korean woman who sacrifices so much for her family that she seems to have no ide...
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