Now available: The Underground Village by Kang Kyeong-ae (trans. Anton Hur)

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We are incredibly excited to announce that pre-orders (pub date 30 Nov 18) are now available for The Underground Village by Kang Kyeong-ae (trans. Anton Hur). This engrossing collection of short stories by a Korean revolutionary socialist during the Japanese colonial period has an insightful introduction written by Sang-kyung Lee and is a winner of an English PEN Translates prize. The beautiful cover illustration was commissioned by Honford Star from the amazing Korean artist Dal Sang.

We will shortly be announcing a launch party for the book, so please stay in touch via our email list or Twitter (@honfordstar)!

You can pre-order here through Honford Star, or on Amazon UK and US. Trade inquiries to Central Books (

Anthony Bird