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Friend: A Novel & Popular Culture of North Korea with Immanuel Kim

Friend: A Novel & Popular Culture of North Korea with Immanuel Kim

Update: 2020-07-10
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July 9, 2020 - First published in Pyongyang in 1988, Friend by Paek Nam-Nyong is one of the few North Korean novels that has reached an international audience. Professor Immanuel Kim, the translator of Friend and a specialist in North Korean literature and cinema, offers a glimpse into contemporary life in North Korea through this novel and other popular culture from Pyongyang.

"a beguiling introduction to the everyday, with none of the rockets and military parades that the words “North Korea” often bring to mind" - The New York Times

For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/item/1399-friend-a-novel-popular-culture-of-north-korea



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Friend: A Novel & Popular Culture of North Korea with Immanuel Kim

Friend: A Novel & Popular Culture of North Korea with Immanuel Kim