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Black Flower in the Sky: Poems of a Korean Bridegroom in Hiroshima

Translated by: ,
Publisher: , 2000
Original title: 검은 꽃
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Chong, one of South Korea’s most famous poets, has received all the major literary awards of his country. Take two newly-wed Koreans surprised by war, carried off, one as a comfort woman, one as a factory slave. Let them find each other in Hiroshima just before the bomb drops. Let the man devote himself to the care of a woman blinded by that sudden glare. And you have a marvel of a book.

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