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Pavane for a Dead Princess Park Min Gyu Has Been Celebrated And Condemned For His Attacks Upon What He Perceives As The Humorlessness Of Contemporary Korean Literature Pavane For A Dead Princess Is His Attack Upon The Beauty Fetish That Reigns Over Popular Culture, Detailing The Relationship Between A Man With Matinee Idol Good Looks And The Ugliest Woman Of The Century To Complicate Matters Further, Park Also Includes A So Called Writer S Cut Of The Same Story, Offering Alternate Versions Of The Facts, Giving The Reader The Opportunity To Imagine All The Different Ways This Same Novel Might Have Been Written


About the Author: Min-gyu Park

Born in 1968, Park Min gyu published his first book Legend of the World s Superheroes in 2003, for which he was awarded the Munhakdongne New Writer Award.



10 thoughts on “Pavane for a Dead Princess

  1. says:

    Goddamn, this book Set in 1980s Seoul amid the commercial spoils of Korea s industrial boom, Pavane for a Dead Princess is both a polemic against the fetishization of material wealth and physical beauty and a tender account of the brief, cautious roma


  2. says:

    I froze How do I describe how I felt when I first saw her It was like how I d feel sitting in front of my TV, eating curry and watching the same music program I watch every Saturday that features the same batch of young pop stars and RB singers, listening to


  3. says:

    Meet five of the brightest young imaginative voices in Korean fiction this December in central Seoul These five exceptional Korean writers will read their work and be interviewed in English Korean at Seoul Global Cultural Centre in Myeong dong You will also be able to


  4. says:

    Park Min gyu s Pavane for a Dead Princess has a writer looking back to the mid eighties, a time when he arrived at the threshold of adulthood The opening scene is of a bus arriving in the snow, bringing the writer and the reader to a final, heart warming meeting between two you


  5. says:

    This is my first book of Korean literature I ve read thanks to the recommendation by a friend The basic story is set in the 1980s and revolves around a young man, his friend, and his girlfriend The three of them work together at a department store in Seoul All three are single and live


  6. says:

    A young woman and man become lovers, despite the stark difference in their appearance.Book Review Pavane for a Dead Princess not only has a magnificent title, but it was a story I ve never read before Park Min gyu has an interesting sense of humor be prepared and periodically includes footnotes


  7. says:

    Nobody, in a slow and deliberate love story, can as savagely attack the narrowness and superficial nature of society as fashioned by capitalism as Park Min gyu If Is That So I m a Giraffe laid bare the era in which people were merely input cogs in a machine and treated that way Pavane does an even flayi


  8. says:

    All love is founded on myth, the myth that you love him, that s he somehow different from other guys, that she s this type of girl, that you mean everything to him, that you understand everything about him, that she s terribly beautiful, that he ll never change, that he needs you, that he s lonely, that you ll


  9. says:

    While riding their horse, from time to time, they dismount and turn to look back over the way they came.This was not done to rest themselves or their horse It was an act of waiting for their souls to catch up to them, as souls tread much slowly than we do Only when they are sure their souls are by their side,do they con


  10. says:

    Maybe this book won t sit well with everyone, but it definitely had a profound impact on my thinking Incredibly emotional and thoughtful, this book made me realize how cruel this world becomes year after year, in that we only fixate upon physical appearance but never ones mind or heart, the two things that truly matter.


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