Author: Chong In-hui, Jo Jung-rae, Pak Pom-sin, Park Wan-suh, Yi Cheong-jun, Yu Ik-ju
Translated by: Hyun-Jae Yee Sallee
Publisher: White Pine Press, 1995.
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The Korean War and its aftermath serve as the backdrop for the six selections showcased in this collection offering the reader a rarely-glimpsed view of Korean life. Each of the authors represented here has been the recipient of the prestigious Korean People’s Literary Award . Their work focuses on ordinary Korean people and the impact of the war on their lives.
The collection includes the following titles:
Cho Chŏng-nae : Echo, Echo
Chŏng In-hŭi : Balloon
Pak Pŏm-sin: The Trap
Park Wan-suh: Winter Outing
Yi Ch’ŏng-jun: The Snowy Road
Yu Ik-ju: Purchased Bridegroom