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By Hwang Sok-Yong,Kyung-Ja Chun,Maya West

in accordance with genuine occasions, The visitor is a profound portrait of a divided humans haunted by way of a painful previous, and a generation's look for reconciliation.
During the Korean battle, Hwanghae Province in North Korea used to be the surroundings of a ugly fifty-two day bloodbath. In an act of collective amnesia the atrocities have been attributed to American army, yet truthfully they resulted from malicious scuffling with among Christian and Communist Koreans. 40 years later, Ryu Yosop, a minister dwelling in the United States returns to his domestic village, the place his older brother as soon as performed a infamous position within the bloodshed. Besieged by way of brilliant thoughts and visited by way of the afflicted spirits of the deceased, Yosop needs to face the survivors of the tragedy and lay his brother's soul to rest.
Faulkner-like in its extreme interweaving narratives, The visitor is a bold and bold novel from a tremendous determine in international literature.

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