Skip to content
CHECK OUT OUR FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2021! GET ANY 2 AT 20% OFF!
CHECK OUT OUR FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2021! GET ANY 2 AT 20% OFF!

Fiction In Translation

  • Sold out
    Hwang Sok-yong

    At Dusk

    $22.00

    Translated by Sora Kim-Russell In the evening of his life, a wealthy man begins to wonder if he might have missed the point. Park Minwoo is, by every measure, a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighbourhood of Seoul, he has ridden the wave of development in a rapidly modernising society. Now the director of a large architectural firm, his hard work and ambition have brought him triumph and satisfaction. But when his company is investigated for corruption, he's forced to recons...

    View full details
  • Sold out
    Hwang Sok-yong

    Familiar Things

    $18.00

    Translated by Sora Kim-Russell When 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive at Flower Island - a vast landfill site on the outskirts of Seoul - they soon become part of the eclectic community of impoverished outsiders who make their living weeding recyclables from the rubbish. Then, one night, Bugeye notices mysterious lights dancing around the landfill... Could it be the island's ancient spirits? Is his luck about to change? Familiar Things depicts a society on the edge of dizzying economic...

    View full details
  • Sold out
    Cristina Sandu

    The Union Of Synchronised Swimmers

    $21.00

    It's summer behind the Iron Curtain, and six girls are about to swim their way to the Olympics - and a new life. In an unnamed Soviet state, six girls meet each day to swim. At first, they play, splashing each other and floating languidly on the water's surface. But soon the game becomes something more. They hone their bodies relentlessly. Their skin shades into bruises. They barter cigarettes stolen from the factory where they work for swimsuits to stretch over their sunburnt skin. They tear...

    View full details