The Vegetarian: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-02-02
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
With so many awards and 5-star reviews I felt somehow bad to give it less. While some books that treat the theme of mental illness "force" you to connect with the character or the writing, The Vegetarian did not do that, at least for me.
This book really is quite the read. I finished it a while ago and I had to take some time upon finishing it to sort out my thoughts and feelings. First, let me start off by saying I almost gave up on this book. The book is split into three sections and there's a horrible event that takes place in th...
What an odd little book. Struggling to find a way to describe it, I read some reviews and found many comparisons to Kafka, which, in retrospect, rings true. The Vegetarian is unsettling; it takes the everyday and scours what's beneath. The last paragraph of its synopsis on Amazon accurately casts th...
The Vegetarian is a dark and disturbing tale about Yeong-Hye, a Korean woman, who suddenly decides to become a vegetarian. Her husband and family can´t deal with her decision, especially since her only explanation for said decision is that she had a dream. And what starts as a simply decision to bec...
The Vegetarian, Han Kang, author; Deborah Smith, translator; Janet Song, narrator and Stephen Park, narrators. This is a tale about a family from a culture in which wives are expected to be obedient and respectful to their husbands and their families. The men are expected to be served and the women ...
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