Tag: war

Isabel Allende: The House of the Spirits

Here, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave, and one you will not forget. Esteban — The patriarch,

Han Kang–Human Acts

From the internationally bestselling author of The Vegetarian, a rare and astonishing (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice. In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed. The story of this tragic episode unfolds in a sequence of interconnected

I Cried…A Lot

I’ve always been a fan of period pieces. Something about women in old fashioned dress just strikes me as beautiful. And while I don’t really care for war books and movies from the soldier’s perspective so much…I’ve always liked reading about the home front. I find that battle much more interesting. Cold Mountain is one
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