The Book of Masks

By Hwang Sun-won

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Asia/Travel

Translated from Korean

Introduction by Martin Holman

Hwang Sun-won, now in his late seventies, has no peer among living Korean writers. The Book of Masks is widely regarded as the greatest work of his long and distinguished career. These are revealing, gripping and disturbing stories of South Korean life today. 175 pages paperback.

"Mr Hwang's stories have the fullness and tension of lyric poetry"

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