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Yes Yes YES God this looks so good And it s not about the Korean War either YES Thank you, Times Literary Supplement Acclaimed as an important piece of modern Korean writing, this book is set against the background of the struggle between conservative and modernizing forces at the turn of the century It follows the fortunes of several generations of Korean villagers during a time of turbulence and change Land


About the Author: Pak Kyongni

Pak Kyongni December 2, 1926 May 5, 2008 was a prominent South Korean novelist She was born in Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang Province, and later lived in Wonju Gangwon Province Pak made her literary debut in 1955, with Gyesan , Calculations She is, however, most well known for her 16 volume story Toji , The Land , an epic saga set on the turbulent history of Korea during 19th and 20th century It was later adapted into a movie, a television series and an opera.Pak Kyongni died from lung cancer at the age of 81 on May 5, 2008 and many literary men recollected her as a guide for their literary works and life as a writer She was posthumously awarded the country s top medal by the newly created Culture Ministry of South Korea for her promoting South Korean arts.


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