By Hwang Sok-Yong,Kyung-Ja Chun,Maya West
During the Korean warfare, Hwanghae Province in North Korea was once the surroundings of a grotesque fifty-two day bloodbath. In an act of collective amnesia the atrocities have been attributed to American army, yet truthfully they resulted from malicious scuffling with among Christian and Communist Koreans. 40 years later, Ryu Yosop, a minister residing in the United States returns to his domestic village, the place his older brother as soon as performed a infamous function within the bloodshed. Besieged by means of shiny stories and visited via the bothered spirits of the deceased, Yosop needs to face the survivors of the tragedy and lay his brother's soul to rest.
Faulkner-like in its excessive interweaving narratives, The visitor is a bold and impressive novel from an immense determine in global literature.
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