The Vegetarian by Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith)

The Vegetarian by Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith) – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Vegetarian (by Han Kang): In The Vegetarian (by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith), Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life before the...
The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun (Translated by Sora Kim-Russell)

The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun (Translated by Sora Kim-Russell) #BookReview

Synopsis of The Hole (by Hye-Young Pyun): A Bestseller in Korea, a Psychological Thriller about Loneliness and the Dark Truths We Try to Bury In this...
The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin's The Broken Earth Series #1

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth Series): This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun,...
The Good Son - by You Jeong Jeong Book Review

The Good Son Book Review – #YouJeongJeong

Synopsis of The Good Son: In The Good Son, The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the bestselling novelist known...
The Impossible Fairy Tale - by Han Yujoo Book Review

The Impossible Fairytale by Han Yujoo – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Impossible Fairytale: The Impossible Fairytale tells the story of the nameless ‘Child’, who struggles to make a mark on the world, and...
The Gapcai Effect Book Review - W.S. Jenkins

The Gapcai Effect by W.S. Jenkins – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Gapcai Effect: In The Gapcai Effect, Space scientist Toba Antanari, of the interstellar civilization GAPCAI, has always had an obsession with reaching another...
George Orwell 1984 Big Brother is Watching You

George Orwell’s 1984 Big Brother: Your Burning Questions Answered

What is the meaning of 'Big Brother Is Watching You' in George Orwell's Book 1984? George Orwell's 1984 Big Brother is a formidable figure. George...
Today's Activities

Today’s Activities – #update

I'm currently still reading The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin and finalising my review of her book. It seems like I have more negative points...
Pachinko Machine in the 1970s

Pachinko Machine – what does Pachinko mean? #MinJinLee

What exactly is a Pachinko Machine in Min Jin Lee's novel Pachinko?  In Min Jin Lee's latest book, there is a very interesting metaphor being used in...
The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim – #BookPreview #KoreanLit #HistoricalFiction

The Kinship of Secrets is Eugenia Kim's second novel, which Min Jin Lee called "...a gorgeous achievement". The Kinship of Secrets is inspired by a...