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The Amusing Life, Paperback / softback Book

The Amusing Life Paperback / softback

Part of the Library of Korean Literature series


The Amusing Lifeis a collection of over forty stories, sketches, vignettes and fables that search out the comical, even the absurd, aspects of everyday life.

Along the way, the conventions and mores of work, art, nation, love and family are examined and made newly strange.

Two rival countries race to raise the tallest flag. A poet receives a grant letter thats made to self-destruct.

A world confederation of liars welcomes new members.

Always instructive but never didactic, Songs stories are characterized by a lightness of touch that allows laughter to accompany even the darkest truths in this collection.




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