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Mary Lynn Bracht “White Chrysanthemum”

“Some historians believe fifty thousand to two hundred thousand Korean women and girls were stolen,…

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Michael Morpurgo “Private Peaceful”

This book is a novel of contrasts: the young and the old; the weak and…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical War

Tan Twan Eng “The Garden of Evening Mists”

“From what you’ve been telling me, it’s just about aesthetics, isn’t it? The garden I…