A Most Ambiguous Sunday
by Jung Young Moon
Translated by Jung Yewon, Inrae You Vinciguerra, Louis Vinciguerra, and Jung Young Moon
Considered an eccentric in the traditional Korean literary world, Jung Young-moon’s short stories have nonetheless won numerous readers both in Korea and abroad, most often drawing comparisons to Kafka. Adopting strange, warped, unstable characters and drawing heavily on the literature of the absurd, Jung’s stories nonetheless do not wallow in darkness, despair, or negativity. Instead, we find a world in which the bizarre and terrifying are often put to comic use, even in direst of situations, and point toward a sort of redemption to be found precisely in the “weirdest” and most unsettling parts of life...
Paperback: 294 Pages
Product Dimensions: 140 x 215 mm
Published by Dalkey Archive Press