Brand new from Honford Star: Lee Hyoseok's ENDLESS BLUE SKY (translated by Steven Capener)

Enjoy the endless blue skies of summer with Endless Blue Sky, the classic novel by Lee Hyoseok. Set in 1940s colonial Korea and Japanese-occupied Manchuria, Endless Blue Sky tells the love story between Korean writer Ilma and Russian dancer Nadia. The novel is both a thrilling melodrama set in glamorous locations that would shortly be tragically ravaged by war, and a bold piece of writing espousing new ideas on love, marriage, and race. Reading this tale of cosmopolitan socialites finding their way in a new world of luxury hotels, racetracks, and cabarets, one gets a sense of the enthusiasm for the future that some felt in Korea at the time.

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Anthony Bird