Discuss books written by Korean Authors

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Sehun, our member from Korea will moderate this meet up. Sehun is an organizer of a Book club meet up in Korea.
And he recommends the following book titles:
1) Three Generations: is Korea's most important works of Fiction
published in 1931 as a serial in Chosun IIbo, charts the tension in the Jo family in the 1930's Japanese occupied Seoul.

2) Suffering of Two Generations: presents a man who lost an arm during World war II and his only son who returns home from the Korean War, having lost his leg. Yet the simplicity of the man and his son, who accept their tragedy as a fate to be overcome, affirms the possibility of rejuvenation.

3) Our Twisted Hero: When the 12 year old narrator of Our Twisted Hero moves to a small town and enrolls in the local school, he is confident that his big city sophistication will establish him as a natural hero.

4)On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's
Greatest Battle: From the New York Times best selling author of Ghost Soldiers and in the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War.

5) Forgotten Valor: A novel of the Korean War is a visceral work of historic fiction covering the first 3 months of America's forgotten war. If you like under examined military history, gritty details and soldiers' perspectives , then you'll love Richard Thomas Lane's story of Courage under fire.