Demons (Yeoyu): 7

Kang Hwagil, Mattho Mandersloot (Translator), Nathan Hamilton (Editor)

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Set in a small rural village, seemingly everyday events take on a macabre meaning. We follow Kim Miyoung, a relatively new villager and the local primary school teacher, as she is slowly overcome by anxiety, with her daughter at the vulnerable young age of three, a difficult group of schoolboys under her wing and her mother-in-law trying to drag her into house-of-cards village politics. To top it all, she finds herself plagued by the idea of son: folklore spirits out to make people’s lives miserable. As the village gathers for the annual ‘meju-making day’, amid all the hubbub, Miyoung loses sight of her daughter Mina. Despite her cries for help, everyone seems to be against her.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherStrangers Press
ISBN (Print)978-1-911343-64-6
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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