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Black Flower

  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; (Oct. 30, 2012)       In 1904, as the Russo-Japanese War deepened, Asia was parceled out to rising powers and the Korean empire was annexed by Japan. Facing war and the loss of their nation, more than a thousand Koreans … Continue reading

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A Kafkaesque Spy Thriller Straddles Two Koreas, NPR Fresh Air

by JOHN POWERS When I was growing up, there was no more famous symbol of the Cold War than the Berlin Wall. But in fact, the Wall could never really compare to the demilitarized zone that divides North and South Korea. … Continue reading

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I Have The Right to Destroy Myself

  Harcourt; Tra edition (July 2, 2007) In the fast-paced, high-urban landscape of Seoul, C and K are brothers who have fallen in love with the same woman—Se-yeon—who tears at both of them as they all try desperately to find … Continue reading

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