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Royal Ancestors and Ancient Remedies: a brief journey through Korea’s heritage

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Publisher: , 2011.
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Publisher description:

A Korea enthusiast commits himself to a week in Korea to attend the nation’s most solemn Confucian ceremony in honour of the Royal Ancestors, and to do some high-minded interviews with cultural figures to give him material for his London-based Korean culture website. Everyone tells him he will be bored out of his mind. He is determined to prove them wrong, and with the help of his trusty friends finds peace in the mountains and is introduced to the world of traditional herbal medicine. This is the story of his week in Korea, and shows some of the many cultural and other attractions that Korea offers as a tourist destination.

LKL says:

Well, I can't really comment on my own book, but on balance I'm pleased with it, and people who have read it have been very polite / complimentary about it. You can still find second-hand copies of it kicking around, failing which the text of it can be found on this very website, here.

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