흰 Reviews

  • Bookdragon Sean

    Music is often associated with memory. I often hear a song and I’m taken back to a time, to a place, to a person, to an experience that I never will be able to regain: to a moment that song embodies...

  • Hannah

    I am quite unsure how to review this brilliant little book. I think it is something that needs to be experienced rather than read about. Told in a series of very short musings on different white thing...

  • Hugh

    A short and intensely personal and poetic meditation but a very difficult one to encapsulate in a review.The starting point is a simple list of white things but the book is haunted by many darker unde...

  • Bianca

    Hmm ...I don't know what to make of this book.It's elegant, in a minimalist, subdued kind of way. The font size is minuscule, there's a lot of white space and empty pages.There are some nice passages,...

  • Paul Fulcher

    Now shortlisted for the Man Booker International - and alongside Flights, one of the two outstanding remaining books:"제발 죽지마. 한 시간쯤 더 흘러 아기는 죽었다. 죽은 아기를 ...

  • Gumble's Yard

    In the spring, when I decided to write about white things the first thing I did was to make a list. Swaddling bands. Newborn gown. Salt. Snow. Ice. Moon. Rice. Waves. Yulan. White bird. “Laughing W...

  • Eric Anderson

    It’s been thrilling to see the recent high acclaim and popularity for Han Kang’s powerful distinctive writing. She won the Man Booker International Prize in 2016 for “The Vegetarian” and her n...

  • Kamil

    Han Kang and Deborah Smith are a match made in heaven. I feel its genius every time I finish reading any of Kang's books in Smith's translation. This one is a very special to me. The City she refers t...

  • Neil

    This book is sublimely beautiful and heart-breaking. I am not ashamed to admit that I cried when I read these words:"If you can come to us now, then do. Slip on those clothes that the fire has borne t...

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