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    Rae Meadows's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Sep 27, 2016

    This novel is haunting, violent, moving, and utterly compelling. It's told in three parts, around a young woman named Yeong-hye, who we never hear from other than some descriptions of her terrifying dreams which led her to become a vegetarian. But she is the central character, the fulcrum for...

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    Navidad Thelamour's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Jun 09, 2016

    “Though the ostensible reason for her not wanting Yeong-hye to be discharged, the reason that she gave the doctor, was this worry about a possible relapse, now she was able to admit to herself what had really been going on. She was no longer able to cope with all that her sister reminded her of...

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    Justin's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Dec 05, 2016

    Honestly, in this case, I'm much more interested in reading other people's reviews of the book rather than writing my own. I just feel like there are so many layers here, so many things that need to be discussed, so many unique interpretations, so many questions...

     

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    Joseph's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Jan 16, 2016

    The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a South Korean novel told in three parts. Kang is the daughter of novelist Han Seung-won. She has gone on to win the Yi Sang Literary Prize (2005), Today's Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. As of summer 2013, Han teaches creative writing at...

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    Maxwell's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Mar 10, 2016

    The Vegetarian is a very cerebral novel. And yet, it's incredibly affecting. Han Kang is able to explore dark and twisted events--and characters--in a really engaging way...

     

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    Adina's Reviews : The Vegetarian

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    Nov 05, 2016

    “She was no longer able to cope with all that her sister reminded her of. She'd been unable to forgive her for soaring alone over a boundary she herself could never bring herself to cross, unable to forgive that magnificent irresponsibility that had enabled Yeong-hye to shuck off social...

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    Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 24, 2017

    This book was pretty horrific in the sense of what happened to these kids and different people in the took. I won't lie, I didn't understand some of the ways the author wrote the story but I grasped it's meaning all the same...

     

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    Taryn's Reviews : Human Acts

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    May 04, 2016

    Another powerful book by Han Kang, author of The Vegetarian.

     

    "After you died I could not hold a funeral, 
    And so my life became a funeral." ...

     

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    Elyse Walters's Reviews : Human Acts

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    Jan 25, 2017

    That's it, my next book needs to be comic... erotic...or fantasy.....or maybe a cowboy dancer story.....but -- yikes -- don't read this book before bedtime!...

     

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    Nicole~'s Reviews : Human Acts

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    Oct 27, 2016

    Humanity's essential barbarism is exacerbated not by the especially barbaric nature of any of the individuals involved but through that magnification which occurs naturally in crowds...

     

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