Please Look After Mom
A million-plus-copy best seller in Korea—a magnificent English-language debut poised to become an international sensation—this is the stunning, deeply moving story of a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway.Told through the... show more
A million-plus-copy best seller in Korea—a magnificent English-language debut poised to become an international sensation—this is the stunning, deeply moving story of a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway.Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, Please Look After Mom is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.You will never think of your mother the same way again after you read this book.
Publish date: April 5th 2011
Pages no: 237
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
How much do you know your mother? Are you often mad at her because she’s irritating? Does she always ask you to do some household chores? Or are you considering her as the witch in your own fairytale? Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin is about the disappearance of an illiterate and elderly ...
Please Look After Mom has been on my TBR pile for a while and one day browsing through the library shelves I spotted a copy. And thought this must be fate, so you know the rest. I wasn’t sure what to expect I had never read a book written by a Korean writer before. But I have watched a lot of good K...
جميلةٌ هذه الرواية .. وإنسانية جدًا ...أكثر ما أعجبني .. بعد حكايتها الأصلية عن الأم التي تبذل كل شيءٍ من أجل زوجها وأولادها، ثم تختفي فجأة ليشعروا بالفراغ الهـائل المترتيب على غيابها، أكثر ما أعجبني هو تلك التفاصيل الإنسانية الصغيرة التي تتشابه لدى الناس عامة ... فبالرغم من أن الكاتبة "كورية" إلا أ...
Este es de esos libros donde la historia no es particularmente interesante, pero tiene momentos que llevan a reflexionar sobre aspectos de la ida cotidiana que damos por sentados, así como la forma en que nos relacionamos con la gente que nos rodea.Lo mas interesante es que al principio no me agrada...
(From http://www.pingwings.ca/please-look-after-mom/)I really wanted to read this book, but at the same time, I put off reading it because I worried it would be a gut-wrenching, emotional book and I wasn’t sure that I was ready for that. So I put it off and put it off and put it off, and finally las...