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A Silk Letter Written in Blood – Martyr’s Country, Part 3

Moving from volume 1 to volume 2 Dowon Park’s Martyr’s Country (박도원의”순교자의 나라”), chapter 2 of part 3 in volume 1 kicks off with a few shady characters among the gamblers at a gambling house.  One is Yi Anjeong, a … Continue reading

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A Scandal Arises When a Wayward Slave Seduces a Young Widow – Martyr’s Country, Part 1

For this year’s first foreign language selection, I have decided on Dowon Park’s Martyr’s Country (박도원의”순교자의 나라”), which is a four volume historical epic from 2007, probably about a thousand pages total.  We’ll see how far I can get through … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Online Korean Studies Certification Program

As we begin a new year, I have a new project that I’m launching that I hope you’ll find as exciting as I do.  I was thinking about my knowledge base and how I can expand my reach with that … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When Your Family Adopts a Wolf – Wolf Boy, Part 2

This time we should be able to finish up Miri Kim’s 2012 novel Wolf Boy (김미리의”늑대소년”).  In the next chapter, the story turns to the officer manning the town police box, Kyeongjang Oh.  He receives the police report from Mr. … Continue reading

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Memories Visiting an Old House Near Baegunsan Mountain – Wolf Boy, Part 1

Our next book is Miri Kim’s 2012 novel Wolf Boy (김미리의”늑대소년”), which was also made into a movie sometimes billed as “Werewolf Boy.”  It’s a short novel aimed at teens with some sketches in it, so we won’t spend very … Continue reading

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Human or Monster? – My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, Part 5

In this installment, I will conclude my look at the novel based on the Hong Sisters TV show My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (김성연,홍정은 & 홍미란의”내 여자친구는 구미호”). This time I cover most of volume 2, which spent a … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of the Mermaid Princess – My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, Part 4

As we reach the next to the last post in our discussion of the novel based on the Hong Sisters TV show My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (김성연,홍정은 & 홍미란의”내 여자친구는 구미호”), a few more differences between the novel … Continue reading

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The Formula to Become Human – My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, Part 3

Continuing our discussion of the novel based on the Hong Sisters’ TV show My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (김성연,홍정은 & 홍미란의”내 여자친구는 구미호”), I’m sensing the influence of “The Matrix” a little. Do you want the red pill or … Continue reading

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The Assassin Vet and Memories of Gildal – My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, Part 2

This time I’ll be covering two more chapters from My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (김성연,홍정은 & 홍미란의”내 여자친구는 구미호”). It has been a busy month, and I haven’t gotten as much read as I hoped to. We’re introduced to … Continue reading

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The Woman Trapped in the Painting – My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, Part 1

This time around, our new series will focus on Jeongeun and Miran Hong’s My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (홍정은 & 홍미란의”내 여자친구는 구미호”). The TV show was written by the famous Hong sisters, but the novel was ghost written … Continue reading

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