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    Det skulle kunna vara din familj

    Sweden
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    Jul 11, 2012

    Hur väl känner vi våra föräldrar? Vet vi vilka personer de är egentligen, vilka de är förutom ens föräldrar? Känner vi till deras bakgrund, vad de ville bli, vad de blev och varför de blev dem som de blev? Känner vi till deras drömmar och förhoppningar? Och de som svarar ja, är ni verkligen...

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    Ta hand om min mor

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    2012
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Över en och en halv miljon sålda exemplar i Sydkorea. Internationellt genombrott för en av Koreas mest framgångrika författare. Utgiven i 23 länder. En enastående och rörande roman om en familjs...
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    Reading Korean literature in the era of the Korean novelist

    Republic of Korea
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    Jan 15, 2019
    Korea has a rich and fast-growing library of modern literature. The list of writers of novels, short stories, and other works is long. Korean writers have taken a significant place in world literature. Their translators are also making names for themselves. These Korean writers, some contemporary...
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    Tra Oriente e Occidente

    Italy
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    Jan 12
    La letteratura coreana si presenta al mondo occidentale Essendo nel pieno della globalizzazione che coinvolge i mercati, le economie e i commerci degli Stati, che vengono definiti interscambi commerciali, per cui le frontiere ormai divengono sempre più un ricordo dei secoli passati, anche la...
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    Gaby's Reviews : Please Look After Mom

    U.S.A.
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    May 11, 2011

    I'd read a review of Please Look After Mom in the New York Times. I was very excited to read and review the book when offered the chance through the Amazon Vine program. Written by one of South Korea's most widely read and highly respected authors, this is her first book translated into English...

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    Homa Sharifmousavi's Reviews : Please Look After Mom

    U.S.A.
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    Jul 24, 2014

    The setting of the story is in Korea,the countryside where an old couple live and Seoul where their children live.Story starts with their mom missing because she accidentally parted from her husband on the trip they took to Seoul to celebrate their birthdays with their children.As the story...

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    Kirsty's Reviews : Please Look After Mother

    U.S.A.
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    Apr 22, 2018

    I chose to read Kyung-Sook Shin's novel, Please Look After Mother, for the South Korea stop on my Around the World in 80 Books challenge. Please Look After Mother has sold almost 1.5 million copies in South Korea alone since its publication in 2009; the author is one of the country's most...

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