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At Least We Can Apologize

Translated from the original Korean by Christopher J. Dykas
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ABOUT
THE BOOK

This story focuses on an agency whose only purpose is to offer apologies-for a fee-on behalf of its clients. This seemingly insignificant service leads us into an examination of sin, guilt, and the often irrational demands of society. A kaleidoscope of minor nuisances and major grievances, this novel heralds a new comic voice in Korean letters.

 

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Lee
Ki-ho

Lee Ki-ho debuted when his short story Birney won the monthly Modern Literature New Writer’s Contest in 1999, and was awarded the Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award in 2010. He is currently a professor in the department of creative writing at Gwangju University.

Lee Ki-ho debuted when his short story Birney won the monthly Modern Literature New Writer’s Contest in 1999, and was awarded the Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award in 2010. He is currently a professor in the department of creative writing at Gwangju University.

ABOUT
THE TRANSLATOR Christopher
J. Dykas

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
26/09/2013
Country
South Korea
Original Language
Korean
Author
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press
Translator
Christopher J. Dykas
Translation
Translated from the original Korean by Christopher J. Dykas

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