The Story of Hong Gildong

The Story of Hong Gildong

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Hong Gildong, the brilliant but illegitimate son of a noble government minister, cannot advance in society due to his second-class status, so he leaves home and becomes the leader of a band of outlaws. On the way to building his own empire and gaining acceptance from his family, Hong Gildong vanquishes assassins, battles monsters, and conquers kingdoms. Minsoo Kang’s expressive and lively new translation finally makes the authoritative text of this premodern tale available in English, reintroducing a noble and righteous outlaw and sharing a beloved hallmark of Korean culture.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2016
ISBN: 9780143107699
0143107690
Branch Call Number: FICTION Ho
Description: xxiii, 100 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Kang, Minsoo

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