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Iyo Island

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Publisher: , 1986
Original title: 이어도
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Based on an old Jeju legend seafarers’ story of a utopian island the lies just out of sight of Jeju. The story is about many things, including the loss of childhood dreams, the need to endure, and the futility of war.

Source: Charles Montgomery’s review

Read a review by Charles Montgomery here. Entry on Goodreads.com here.

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