Please Look After Mother

Author(s): Kyung-Sook Shin


WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZEWhen sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin to reveal themselves, they are forced to wonder: how well did they actually know the woman they called Mother? Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOTHER is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.'Kyung-Sook Shin's tale... has hit a nerve' Guardian'A raw tribute to the mysteries of motherhood' New York Times Book Review'The most moving and accomplished, and often startling, novel' Wall Street Journal


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General Fields

  • : 9781474621687
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : W&N
  • : March 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kyung-Sook Shin
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.6
  • : 288