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We Do Not Part

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Publisher: , expected Apr 2024
Original title: 작별하지 않는다, 2021

Han Kang’s first full-length novel in five years since HUMAN ACTS. Like HUMAN ACTS it has its heart a tragic human event – in this case the massacre of civilians in 1948 on Jeju Island – a place to which the protagonist of this novel journeys in the present, progressively haunted by the spirits of the past. Han Kang has described it as “a novel about the Jeju uprising, a passage from death to life, and deep love.” Hogarth plans to publish WE DO NOT PART in April 2024, in a translation by Emily Won, simultaneously with Hamish Hamilton in the UK.

Source: Penguin Random House

Entry on Goodreads.com here.