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The Stars and other Korean short stories

Translated by:
Publisher: , 1980
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Bruce Fulton describes this collection as a “good sampling of a consummate short story writer; includes an excellent introduction.” in his article on The Korean War and Beyond, in Modern Korean Fiction in

Contains the following stories:

A Matter of Custom
A Numerical Enigma
An Old Man’s Birthday
Coarse Sand
Conch Shells
The Calf
The Cloudburst
The Crane
The Diving Girl
The Old Potter
The Sacrifice
The Stars

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