Tag: Translated Fiction

Revenge by Yoko Ogawa – A Short Story Collection that unsettles

  Long after I had realised that my son would not be coming back, I kept the strawberry shortcake we were meant to have eaten together. I passed my days watching it rot. First, the cream turned brown and separated from the fat staining the cellophane wrapper. Then the...

Untold Night and Day by Bae Suah: Blurring in Seoul

Untold Night and day by Bae Suah book cover Taboo is an even more primal fantasy than religion. It is also said that the fearful awe evoked by the place was long ago reduced, paradoxically, to a means of increasing pleasure, rather than the fear that was its origin...