A Trip Through the Mirror
- onJuly 23, 2017
- byKim Joo-Young
- A Trip Through the Mirror
Tr. Jeong-il Moon 2016
Writer: Kim Joo-young
Translator: Jeong-il Moon, Philip McElroy
Publisher: Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Published Year: 2016
Genre:Literature - Korean literature - Classics
ISBN / ASIN: 9791187947356
The author Joo-Young Kim is well known as a novelist who writes about common people’s joys and sorrows. Graduating from the Sorabol Art College majoring in creative writing, he made his literary debut with Resting Stage, which won the New Writer’s Award from Monthly Literature. Kim is known as a writer who reproduces historical periods and who has a sharp satirical pen. He has earned a leading position in modern Korean literature and has written a number of outstanding novels and is also known as the author who takes to the road to do research for his novels and as being the best storyteller in Korea.
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Kim Joo-young is a novelist who began his career as a writer with the publication of “A Period of Dormancy” in 1971 in the monthly Literature magazine. His published novels are Tradesman, The Sound of Thunder, A Skate Fish and Goodbye, Mother; his short story collections are Winter Bird and In Search of a Bird. He is the recipient of the Korea Culture and Art Award and Yi Sang Literary Award as well as numerous other literary prizes. In 2007, he received the Eungwan Cultural medal.