Please Look After Mother (17th February 2022)

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This item will be released February 22, 2022.

When 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.

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WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE

When 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

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9781474621687

Author

Shin, Kyung-Sook

Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Binding

Paperback

Illustrator

McCann, Emma

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