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The Sad Part Was

The Sad Part Was (Paperback)


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Winner of a PEN Translates! grant. Selected as a 'book to look out for in 2017' by The Guardian and BuzzFeed Books. In these witty, postmodern stories, Yoon riffs on pop culture, experiments with punctuation, flirts with sci-fi and, in a metafictional twist, mocks his own position as omnipotent author. Highly literary, his narratives offer an oblique reflection of contemporary Bangkok life, exploring the bewildering disjunct and oft-hilarious contradictions of a modernity that is at odds with many traditional Thai ideas on relationships, family, school and work.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryScience FictionFiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Tilted Axis Press Publication Date: 03/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9781911284062  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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