TIME & DATE: Thursday 5 May 2022, 18:30-19:30(AEST)
VENUE: Library, Korean Cultural Centre(255 Elizabeth St. Sydney)
BOOK OF THE MONTH: Pachinko
STORY OF THE BOOK:
Pachinko is an epic historical fiction novel following a Korean family that immigrates to Japan. One Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by ther lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan.
GUEST: International Studies lecturer in the Macquarie University Dr Sung-Ae Lee and Australian Comedian Harry Jun