White Book

White Book

Book - 2018
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From the winner of the Man Booker International Prize for VEGETARIAN comes a stunning meditation on the colour white. Both the most autobiographical and the most experimental book to date from South Korean master. Written while on a writer's residency in Warsaw, a city palpably scarred by the violence of the past, the narrator finds herself haunted by the story of her older sister, who died a mere two hours after birth. A fragmented exploration of white things - the swaddling bands that were also her shroud, the breast milk she did not live to drink, the blank page on which the narrator herself attempts to reconstruct the story - unfold in a powerfully poetic distillation.
Publisher: : Portobello Books, 2018
ISBN: 9781846276293
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER
Characteristics: p. cm.

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