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Kyung-sook Shin - Voi ​fi acolo
Kyung-sook ​Shin este una dintre cele mai apreciate scriitoare contemporane si autoarea coreeana cu cel mai mare succes in afara granitelor tarii sale. Rapiditatea cu care s-au impus in Coreea romanele si volumele de povestiri publicate de ea i-au facut pe criticii literari sa vorbeasca despre „sindromul Kyung-sook Shin“. Dupa opt ani de tacere, un telefon primit de Yun de la fostul ei prieten, Myeong-seo, reinvie amintiri din timpul studentiei si redeschide rani vechi. Cu patrundere intelectuala si un lirism bine dozat, ea reviziteaza momentele determinante ale anilor sai de formare: moartea mamei, relatia profunda cu profesorul de literatura acum grav bolnav, exaltarile primei iubiri, protestele studentesti, prietenia ca remediu pentru singuratate si disperare. O parabola care prin repetitie devine simbolica este cea a Sfantului Cristofor, vazuta aici prin prisma literaturii si a artei ca mod de salvare si supravietuire. Printre autorii ale caror scrieri sunt citate se numara Emily Dickinson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Francis Jammes si Paul Valery.

Kyung-sook Shin - The ​Girl Who Wrote Loneliness
Homesick ​and alone, a teen-aged girl has just arrived in Seoul to work in a factory. Her family, still in the countryside, is too impoverished to keep sending her to school, so she works long, sun-less days on a stereo-assembly line, struggling through night school every evening in order to achieve her dream of becoming a writer. Korea’s brightest literary star sets this complex and nuanced coming-of-age story against the backdrop of Korea’s industrial sweatshops of the 1970’s and takes on the extreme exploitation, oppression, and urbanization that helped catapult Korea’s economy out of the ashes of war. But it was girls like Shin’s heroine who formed the bottom of Seoul’s rapidly changing social hierarchy, forgotten and ignored. Richly autobiographical, The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness lays bare the conflict and confusion Shin faces as she confronts her past and the sweeping social change of the past half-century. Cited in Korea as one of the most important literary novels of the decade, this novel cements Shin’s legacy as one of the most insightful and exciting writers of her generation.

Kyung-sook Shin - Please ​Look After Mom
The ​story of a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway. Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother.

Kyung-sook Shin - The ​Court Dancer
Based ​on a remarkable true story, the New York Times bestselling author of Please Look After Mom brilliantly images the life of Yi Jin, an orphan who would fall under the affections of the Empress and become a jewel in the late Joseon Court. When a novice French diplomat arrives for an audience with the Emperor, he is enraptured by the Joseon Dynasty’s magnificent culture, then at its zenith. But all fades away when he sees Yi Jin perform the delicate traditional Dance of the Spring Oriole. Though well aware that women of the court belong to the palace, the young diplomat confesses his love to the Emperor, and gains permission for Yi Jin to accompany him back to France. A world away in Belle Epoque Paris, Yi Jin lives a free, independent life, away from the gilded cage of the court, and begins translating and publishing Joseon literature into French with another Korean student. But even in this new world, great sorrow awaits her. Yi Jin’s grieving and suffering is only amplified by homesickness and a longing for her oldest friend. But her homecoming was not a happy one. Betrayal, jealousy, and intrigue abound, culminating with the tragic assassination of the last Joseon empress—and the poisoned pages of a book. Rich with historic detail and filled with luminous characters, Korea’s most beloved novelist brings a lost era to life in a story that will resonate long after the final page.

Kyung-sook Shin - Vigyázzatok ​Anyára!
Amikor ​a 69 éves Szonjo (So-nyo) elszakad férjétől a szöuli metróállomás forgatagában, családja kétségbeesetten indul a keresésére. Mégis, ahogy a régóta lappangó titkok és a személyes sérelmek szépen lassan napvilágra kerülnek, mindenkiben felmerül a kérdés: vajon mennyire ismerik az asszonyt, akit anyjuknak neveznek? A szívhez szóló hangokon, a lány, a fiú, a férj és az anya szemszögéből elmesélt történet egyszerre nyújt hiteles képet a mai Koreáról és egyetemes betekintést a családi szeretet témájába.

Kyung-sook Shin - Als ​Mutter verschwand
Ein ​Buch über Familien - mitfühlend und wunderbar geschrieben. Es führt uns über die scheinbar exotische Welt des ländlichen Korea zu unseren eigenen Wurzeln und lässt uns das Wunder der Liebe einer Mutter zu ihren Kindern neu begreifen. Sie wollte nur ihre erwachsenen Kinder in Seoul besuchen. Aber als sie mitihrem Mann am Hauptbahnhof in die überfüllte U-Bahn steigen will, passiertes: Mutter geht in der Menschenmenge verloren. Und sie bleibt spurlos verschwunden- obwohl die Familie natürlich alles tut, um sie zu finden. Die Suche zieht sich über Wochen und Monate hin und wird immer aussichtsloser. Dabei wird sowohl ihren Kindern als auch ihrem Mann zum ersten Malbewusst, was diese Frau für sie alle war - und vor allem, wer sie eigentlichwar. Ein hinreißender, anrührender, ganz und gar ungewöhnlicher Roman über Mütter und Kinder, über die Verwerfungen zwischen den Generationenund über die alles überbrückende Kraft der Liebe.

Kyung-sook Shin - I'll ​Be Right There
Set ​in 1980s South Korea amid the tremors of political revolution, I’ll Be Right There follows Jung Yoon, a highly literate, twenty-something woman, as she recounts her tragic personal history as well as those of her three intimate college friends. When Yoon receives a distressing phone call from her ex-boyfriend after eight years of separation, memories of a tumultuous youth begin to resurface, forcing her to re-live the most intense period of her life. With profound intellectual and emotional insight, she revisits the death of her beloved mother, the strong bond with her now-dying former college professor, the excitement of her first love, and the friendships forged out of a shared sense of isolation and grief. Yoon’s formative experiences, which highlight both the fragility and force of personal connection in an era of absolute uncertainty, become immediately palpable. Shin makes the foreign and esoteric utterly familiar: her use of European literature as an interpreter of emotion and experience bridges any gaps between East and West. Love, friendship, and solitude are the same everywhere, as this book makes poignantly clear.