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By Anton Hur (trans.) - By Kyung-Sook Shin -
In 1891 a young French diplomat, on his first trip to the Korean imperial palace, sees a beautiful court lady as he makes his ...Read Review
By Hayun Jung (trans.) - By Kyung-Sook Shin -
Our narrator writes and writes, attempting to understand how the past weaves into the present and, yes, even the future. Aware that she ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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