Human Acts - Kang, Han, and Smith, Deborah (Translated by)
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Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnected chapters the victims and the bereaved encounter censorship, denial, forgiveness and the echoing agony of the original trauma. Human Acts is a universal book, utterly modern and profoundly timeless. Already a controversial bestseller and award-winning book in Korea, it confirms ...

Human Acts 2017, Hogarth Press

ISBN-13: 9781101906743

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Human Acts 2017, Hogarth Press

ISBN-13: 9781101906729

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Human Acts 2016, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781846275975

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Human Acts 2016, Portobello Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846275968

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