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The vegetarian : a novel

Author: Kang Han; Deborah Smith
Publisher: London : Portobello Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-like' existence, commits a shocking act of subversion. As her rebellion manifests in ever more bizarre and frightening forms, Yeong-hye spirals further and further into her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erotic fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kang Han; Deborah Smith
ISBN: 9781846275623 1846275628 9781846276033 1846276039 9781101906118 1101906111
OCLC Number: 896855397
Language Note: Translated from the Korean.
Notes: Translated from the Korean.
Awards: The Man Booker International Prize : Winner 2016.
Description: 183 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Ch'aesikjuŭija.
Responsibility: Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.

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A trangressive, unsettling novel in three acts, about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul  Read more...

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