Tales from Korea

Acclaimed writer Hwang Sok-yong and Adam Foulds in conversation with Boyd Tonkin at Free Word in Farringdon, earlier this evening 7th April, 2014,  (7:00~9:00pm). Both discussing topics that occur in their respective books. Sok-yongs book The Shadow of Arms,  (translated) just arrived today, fresh from the States, I purchased a copy and asked him to sign, I have not yet had the honour of reading this translated works and this will be my first. I look forward to it. Continue reading Tales from Korea

Korean Literature

I have documented all the books in my possession in Adventures of Countess in Corea. this week. Have a look. Although that blog diverted to talk about books it is mainly going to be about my adventures of Korea. Of course I have only been once. However I am due to go again and cannot contain my excitement. I am much more knowledgeable about this country than I was on my first visit and there are many things that I want to document and see this time around. I wonder if I can do it during my visit in the winter … Continue reading Korean Literature