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Please Look After Mother : The million copy Korean bestseller, Paperback / softback Book

Please Look After Mother : The million copy Korean bestseller Paperback / softback

Part of the W&N Essentials series

Paperback / softback


WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE'An authentic, moving story that brings to vivid life the deep family connections that lie at the core of Korean culture'Gary Shteyngart'Kyung-Sook Shin's tale... has hit a nerve'Guardian'A raw tribute to the mysteries of motherhood'New York Times'The most moving and accomplished, and often startling, novel'Wall Street JournalWhen sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her.

Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin to reveal themselves, they are forced to wonder: how well did they actually know the woman they called Mother?Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOTHER is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love. With an introduction by Banana YoshimotoA W&N Essential


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