Human Acts

Human Acts

A Novel

Book - 2016
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Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnected chapters the victims and the bereaved encounter censorship, denial, forgiveness and the echoing agony of the original trauma. Human Acts is a universal book, utterly modern and profoundly timeless. Already a controversial bestseller and award-winning book in Korea, it confirms Han Kang as a writer of immense importance.
Publisher: London, Portobello Books Ltd,, 2016.
London : Portobello Books Ltd, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781846275968
1846275962
Characteristics: 224 pages ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Deborah

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